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Monday, March 14, 2016
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Location

6:00pm

Dinner

Optional

TBD

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Start Time
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Presenter

8:00am

Welcome

Mike Baugh

8:30am

Reducing the Cost of Material Acquisition

Benefits of Single Sourcing, Leveraging spend, Sourcing Team, Commodity Specialists, Vendor Neutral Strategy, Introducing Cutting Edge Technologies, Reduced Sourcing/Supply Chain Resources

Mike Baugh

9:30am

Dramatically Lowering Cutting Tool Costs

Cutting Tool Reconditioning, Special Tool Design & Manufacturing

Bruce Williams

10:30am

Break

10:45am

Identifying Process Improvement Opportunities

Application of Lean/6 Sigma Methodologies, Value Added Services, CI Event Participation, 3PL Kitting, Tool Presetting Services, Power Tool Repair, 5S Shadow Boards & Foam Cut-Outs, Tool Etching, FOD Control, Machine Shop Services, Increasing Efficiencies

Jim Brown

12:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Maximizing Inventory Accountability

Reducing Consumption, Inventory Control & Accountability, Dive into AC Advanced Software Functions, Gage Management, Lot Control, Virtual Kits vs Packaged Kits, Reduced Walk Around Time

Bruce Weaver
Mike Barragan

2:00pm

Maximizing Inventory Accountability field trip

Tour and demonstrations at the AutoCrib HQ

Bruce Weaver

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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Presenter

8:00am

Creative Inventory Management Concepts

Integrated Supply Concept, Pass Through Model, Consignment, Product Rationalization & Standardization, Supporting ERP Systems, Customized Catalogs, Consolidated Invoicing, P-Card Acceptance

Mike Baugh

9:00am

Finding the Value in Data

Metrick and KPI Delivery

Brent Williams

10:00am

Closing Statements

Mike Baugh

10:30am

Tour of the Marconi Auto Museum

Bruce Weaver

12:00pm

Lunch

Jim Brown