Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Sourcing and Logistics Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Sourcing and Logistics related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Sourcing and Logistics specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Sourcing and Logistics Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals…

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 619 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Sourcing and Logistics improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 619 standard requirements:

  1. Do we know what we need to know about this topic?

  2. What trouble can we get into?

  3. Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Sourcing and Logistics?

  4. What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Sourcing and Logistics process?

  5. What sources do you use to gather information for a Sourcing and Logistics study?

  6. Will We Aggregate Measures across Priorities?

  7. Are different versions of process maps needed to account for the different types of inputs?

  8. How do we link Measurement and Risk?

  9. How do you assess your Sourcing and Logistics workforce capability and capacity needs, including skills, competencies, and staffing levels?

  10. Who are the key stakeholders?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Sourcing and Logistics book in PDF containing 619 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Sourcing and Logistics self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Sourcing and Logistics Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Sourcing and Logistics areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Sourcing and Logistics Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Sourcing and Logistics projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Sourcing and Logistics Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Sourcing and Logistics project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Assessment: Your customer’s business requirements have suddenly shifted because of a new regulatory statute, what now?
  2. Human Resource Management Plan: Does all Sourcing and Logistics project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?
  3. Activity Attributes: What is the organization s history in doing similar activities?
  4. Process Improvement Plan: Who should prepare the process improvement action plan?
  5. Change Management Plan: How will the stakeholders share information and transfer knowledge?
  6. Schedule Management Plan: Does the Sourcing and Logistics project have quality set of schedule BOEs?
  7. Process Improvement Plan: What personnel are the champions for the initiative?
  8. WBS Dictionary: Do work packages consist of discrete tasks which are adequately described?
  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: At what point will the Sourcing and Logistics project be closed and what will be done to formally close the Sourcing and Logistics project?
  10. Procurement Management Plan: Were sponsors and decision makers available when needed outside regularly scheduled meetings?

 
Step-by-step and complete Sourcing and Logistics Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Sourcing and Logistics project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Sourcing and Logistics project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Sourcing and Logistics project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Sourcing and Logistics project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Sourcing and Logistics project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Sourcing and Logistics project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Sourcing and Logistics project with this in-depth Sourcing and Logistics Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Sourcing and Logistics projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Sourcing and Logistics and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Sourcing and Logistics investments work better.

This Sourcing and Logistics All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

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