ISCA'S ACTIVITIES

Working Groups

 

The Working Groups, composed of managers operating in different sectors of the Supply Chain are aimed at:

  • identify partners to start cooperations to improve efficiency, to optimize usage of available resources and allocation of savings generated by cost reductions;

  • define new organizational processes and technological innovations, focused to enhance productivity of processes;

  • share critical issues and achievements of participating companies, in order to put in place solutions and methods to compete in domestic and international markets.

Training Courses
 
 
ISCA, to meet the different needs of training in the field of logistics has structured two kinds of training courses:
 
  • Basic Courses, aimed at transferring general elements and language of the different areas of the Supply Chain;
  • Executive courses, drill down on the specific "rings" of the supply chain, aimed at transferring knowledge needed to manage, measure and evaluate business processes and to maximize efficiency.

 

Contents of Executive courses are taylored to praticse and are fulfilled by experts in Supply Chain Management with witnesses of managers responsible for different business areas.

 

Courses can also take place at Companies, both of production and Logistics Services, to facilitate direct contact between attendants and managers working in field. To facilitate the participation of managers operating in companies, the courses will also be held on Saturday.

 

Moreover, upon request, ISCA performs in-house courses on specific topics for those companies wishing to specialize their employees.

Available Courses

Support Desks available to Member Companies
 
In accordance with purposes stated in its Articles of Association, ISCA offers to its Member Companies support services designed to improve their efficiency and increase their competitiveness: Legal advice, Language support, Match between demand and supply, support for internationalization, Organisation of internships
  • The Basics of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Technological Innovation and new business models for Supply Chain

  • Demand planning

  • The Basics of Economy and Finance for the buyer / purchasing management

  • Production planning and management

  • Warehouse design and management: layout, storage and handling

  • Inventory management

  • Freight management

  • Design and management of distribution networks

  • Information Systems to support Logistics & Supply Chain

  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management

  • Sustainable and Reverse Logistics

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Outsourcing

  • Facility Management and Manpower Administration

  • Spare parts Logistics

  • Budget definition and control

  • Food and Cold Logistics

  • E-commerce Logistics

  • Automatized vs. Traditional warehouse

  • Planning, management and follow-up of Materials

  • Web project management

  • Using internet safely: how to protect the company and ourselves