Road Material Management

The material management function encompasses the complete cycle of acquisition and control and usage. This seminar begins with forecasting and planning and concludes with disposition of obsolete and excess materials. This integrated view provides the organization with the best opportunities for the effective use of company resources for materials expenditures and management.

Course Contents

  • Materials management elements and functions
  • Organizational implications
  • Current and future product plans
  • Commodity management
  • Supplier selection and supply base management
  • Current product planning: Sales, inventory, and manufacturing plan
  • Materials plan: MRPII
  • Quality impact
  • Just-in-time (JIT) and distributions requirement planning (DRP)
  • Supplier certification
  • Transportation