Essentials of Slim4 Training - Slimstock Academy Safety Stock Masterclass

Safety Stock Masterclass Safeguard your operation from disruption

Understand how to protect service levels from demand & supply volatility

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What can you expect?

Safety stock exists to safeguard your operation from risk. In this Masterclass, you will learn the function of safety stock and what factors influence it. At the end of the safety stock Masterclass, you understand how to anticipate potential supply chain disruption and calculate the optimal level of safety stock to maintain service to your customers.

Learning goals

Understand how to manage demand volatility

Understand how to manage supply volatility

Understand inventory cost

Understand the impact of service levels

Apply the safety stock formula

Programme details

This training course takes place over one day & covers the following topics:

The impact of demand uncertainty

Determining and calculating the coefficient of variation

Supply uncertainty and calculating the deviation

Determining and calculating service levels

Variations of the safety stock formula


The masterclass is designed for Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain managers with responsibility for safety stock decisions at the tactical level.

The Masterclass is at HBO level. An understanding of statistics is required to succeed in this masterclass.

Dates & Pricing by location

United Kingdom


Price upon request


Online training


Grosvenor House Prospect Hill Redditch Worcestershire B97 4DL

Please note, these sessions will take place in the Midlands.

+44 1527 509 561

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The course fees for the Category Masterclass are $790 per person excl. VAT


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500 Lake Cook Suite 350 Deerfield, IL 60015, USA

+1 331 457 2225

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Slimstock Academy

Grosvenor House Prospect Hill Redditch Worchestershire B97 4DL

+44 1527 509 561


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