Advanced User Training

Monday 28-03-2022
01:00 PM – 05:00 PM (EST)
Monday 04-04-2022
01:00 PM – 05:00 PM (EST)
Monday 11-04-2022
01:00 PM – 05:00 PM (EST)
Nick Moreno

Nick Moreno


Advanced User Training

Attain the skills successfully deploy your tactical inventory plan. By linking theory to concrete practical examples, the Advanced User Training program provides you with the expertise to take more responsibility within the planning team.

Led by an expert consultant, you will learn the ins and outs of effective inventory management. In addition, you will learn how to use data insights to identify areas for optimization and how to translate these into concrete action points to improve your processes.

After completing this three day training, you will be an expert on all things related to inventory, and you will be able to apply this knowledge to your day-to-day role.

Who is this for?

Users who are in charge of maintaining and managing business rules in Slim4, and need a more advanced understanding of the capabilities.

Programme Details

The Slim4 advanced user training takes place over three half business days. During the program, you will have plenty of time to discuss your business-specific challenges.

DAY 1 – ABC and Service Level differentiation

ABC and Service Level differentiation are essential components of the Slim4 business rule engine to drive tremendous strategical benefits. Are you looking to improve your skills in aligning your ABC and SL strategies with your business strategy and learning more about configuring these in Slim4? This workshop is for you.

In this half-day training session, we’ll take you through:

  1. Aligning ABC and Service Level targets with your business strategy
  2. Simulating and configuring ABC and SL profiles in Slim4
  3. Utilizing ABC and SL to optimize your day-to-day planning

DAY 2- Sizing your order: Economic Order Quantities vs Minimum Order Quantities

Minimum (MOQ) and Economic Order Quantities (EOQ) are the main driver for distributors when placing orders with their vendors. They are, however, also a major contributor to dead or obsolete inventory. How can you utilize Slim4 to configure Economic Order Quantities to improve your total ownership cost (TCO) while minimizing your risks? And how do you analyze the MOQs that your vendors provide? Slim4 offers functionality to help you with this, and in this workshop, we’ll take you through utilizing these to their best.

In this half-day training session, we’ll take you through:

  1. The concept of the EOQ calculation
  2. Simulating and configuring EOQ calculations and MOQ analysis profiles
  3. Utilizing EOQ and MOQ analysis to lower your company’S TCO

DAY 3- Stocking Policy, cover time and insurance inventory

Modern supply chains are increasingly complex. Assortment growth and locations closer to the end customer exponentially grow the assortment your planners need to plan for and the stock you need to keep.

Slim4 offers many tools to manage your assortment and assign optimal stocking locations that help serve your customers while minimizing risk and costs. Are you looking to improve your stocking decisions, or are you looking to implement advanced rules around strategical stock? This workshop will help you.

In this half-day training session, we’ll take you through:

  1. Implementing and configuring advanced stocking scorecards
  2. Implementing and configuring advanced cover time rules
  3. Implementing and configuring advanced insurance inventory rules

Advanced User Traning – March/April 2022

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