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SCM-450 12A/B/C - Managing Costs Strategically

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 3 hours 3 minutes

Managing Costs Strategically

The need to manage costs across the supply chain is a never ending challenge.  This module presents:

  • A set of best practices associated with cost management
  • Differences between price and cost analysis
  • An overview of cost-related terms and concepts
  • Price analytic techniques, including configured supply networks, quantity discount analysis, determining fixed and viable costs from quantity discount schedules, market testing, and comparisons against external indexes
  • Cost analytic techniques, including learning curve, value analysis, target costing, theoretical best pricing, supplier suggestion programs, drop shipping, and cost-driven pricing

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