Is your business meeting customer or organizations expectations with the flow of goods and services from origin to destination? The Logistics Management Toolkit addresses common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics to meet the requirements.
Using the 3 step toolkit effectively will save you and your staff many hours of R&D time in writing the questions and templates to obtain the results needed to analyse the data collected.
DO YOU HAVE THE TIME TO WASTE? THIS TOOLKIT WILL SAVE YOU TIME AND MONEY.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Logistics Management specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Logistics Management Self Assessment Toolkit containing requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals...
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Logistics Management improvements can be made.
10 examples of the standard requirements:
- How is the supply chain taking advantage of a climate to convince management to deploy the already stated cash saving Reverse Logistics processes that have always been on the back burner?
- How can inventory management be a decisive factor to improve customer service in manufacturing industries logistics?
- Are purchasers sufficiently rational and careful, and the quality of the service sufficiently definable and measurable, that effective, informed consumer sovereignty can be exercised?
- Does the product withdrawal and recall procedure include a plan to handle the logistics of product traceability, recovery or disposal of affected product and stock reconciliation?
- Is your organization ready for the future and do you ensure your logistics are a competitive advantage, considering the innovations, trends & challenges the industry is facing?
- Are you collaborating with your logistics partners in a way that it becomes a key differentiator to meet expectations towards service, Quality, Cost, control and flexibility?
- How do you bring real-time operational data from factories, supply-chain and logistics tools into your dashboards for better supply predictability?
- How can communication systems facilitate logistics management in the immediate aftermath of situations as terrorist attacks and natural disasters?
- Are the types, quantities, locations and conditions of items of material in storage accurately reflected on the inventory management records?
- How do you build an information system to support the new logistics support model and interface with an old style of supply chain management?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting.
Your Logistics Management self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Dashboard; with the Logistics Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Logistics Management areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Logistics Management Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Logistics Management projects with the implementation resources:
- Step-by-step Logistics Management Project Management Form Templates covering the Logistics Management project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Project Scope Statement: Have the configuration management functions been assigned?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Have adequate resources been provided by management to ensure Logistics Management project success?
- Project Schedule: Are key risk mitigation strategies added to the Logistics Management project schedule?
- Requirements Documentation: Does your organization restrict technical alternatives?
- Team Operating Agreement: Resource allocation: how will individual team members account for time and expenses, and how will this be allocated in the team budget?
- Probability and Impact Matrix: Several experts are offsite, and wish to be included. How can this be done?
- Cost Management Plan: Cost estimate preparation Ð What cost estimates will be prepared during the Logistics Management project phases?
- Procurement Management Plan: Does the schedule include Logistics Management project management time and change request analysis time?
- Procurement Audit: Does the individual approving disbursements sign or initial the document?
- Procurement Audit: Did your organization decide upon an adequate and admissible procurement procedure?
Step-by-step and complete Logistics Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Logistics Management project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Logistics Management project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Logistics Management project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Logistics Management project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Logistics Management project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Logistics Management project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Logistics Management project with this in-depth Logistics Management Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Logistics Management projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Logistics Management and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Logistics Management investments work better.
This Logistics Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.