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CPD 2The Northumbria Branch invites both members and non members to attend this event hosted by Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd.

Enjoy a presentation from Dave Clarke, Location Supply Chain Manager, on how Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd have used a statistical approach to inventory control and integrated this approach into an overall inventory management and control system. Also hear from Andrew Davison , Logistics Manager, on the benefits of an effective 3rd Party Logistics Strategic Partnership. Andrew will discuss how Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd developed and implemented a vision for future supply chain logistics including:

  • Preferred carrier system
  • Off site, low cost storage
  • Vendor owned stock
  • 3rd Party Logistics software
  • Optimum Stocking Policies

 

There will be various opportunities throughout the event for delegates to ask any questions or engage in further discussions with both the speakers and other delegates on the event topics. The event also provides an excellent opportunity for networking with procurement and supply chain professionals from a variety of sectors and industries.

Date: Monday 22 September 2014
Venue: Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd
Address: GATESHEAD
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

CPD 2Have you ever had to have a difficult conversation with a supplier or colleague? Perhaps you have had to renegotiate a contract on better terms or resolve a contractual dispute. We are all taught to plan for win-win, have a bargaining strategy, a walk-away position but with the best preparation in the world, it can still be a daunting task sitting across the table when the smiling stops. Perhaps you have had some success, maybe some difficult ‘learning experiences’ but did you understand the process beyond the text book?

Through a roles play experience, our event aims to help delegates to understand:

  • The issues in a purchasing dispute – Battle of the Forms 
  • Mediation - the principles and process
  • How to prepare - before the meeting, and on the day
  • Negotiating tactics
  • Using your mediator
  • Realistic settlements
  • The implications of refusing to mediate
Date: Tuesday 23 September 2014
Venue: East Lancashire Chamber Of Commerce
Address: CLAYTON LE MOORS, ACCRINGTON
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Sunday 21 September 2014

CPD 2We are delighted to welcome you to meet the new CIPS President, Craig Lardner while he is in the UK

CIPS President, Craig Lardner launched his theme for the year to encourage members to do a good turn. The principle was to do something for somebody else that will benefit the profession. “What could a 100,000-strong community do that would stand out like a beacon for 12 months?” he asks. “Everyone does one good thing. And if one good thing is done for you, then you do something in return. That would make 200,000 in a year.”

As CIPS’ second international president, and the first ever from Australia, Craig would like to see members reach across borders and make a difference to people internationally. An important aspect is the initial good deed should be for someone in another country. And once you have received a good turn, you should help someone domestically. “This is the piece I like most of all,” he says. “CIPS is a global organisation, not just international, and there is a big difference. International means you are in lots of places. Global means you operate as one entity, regardless of where you are in the world. That's CIPS for me...one global professional family.”

Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014
Venue: St Helens College
Address: ST HELENS
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Monday 22 September 2014

CPD 2Join the Peterborough and Cambridge branches on a visit to the Alconbury Weald development.

The event will provide information about the development of the former Alconbury Airfield into Alconbury Weald and Enterprise Campus and an insight into purchasing for a capital project taking into account local agreements.

Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014
Venue: The Incubator
Address: HUNTINGDON
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Monday 22 September 2014

CPD 2We are delighted to welcome you to meet the new CIPS President, Craig Lardner.
 
Craig's theme for his presidential year is to encourage members to do a good turn. The principle is to do something for somebody else that will benefit the profession. “What could a 100,000-strong community do that would stand out like a beacon for 12 months?” he asks. “Everyone does one good thing. And if one good thing is done for you, then you do something in return. That would make 200,000 in a year.”
 
As CIPS’ second international president, and the first ever from Australia, Craig would like to see members reach across borders and make a difference to people internationally. An important aspect is the initial good deed should be for someone in another country. And once you have received a good turn, you should help someone domestically. “This is the piece I like most of all,” he says. “CIPS is a global organisation, not just international, and there is a big difference. International means you are in lots of places. Global means you operate as one entity, regardless of where you are in the world. That's CIPS for me...one global professional family.”

Date: Thursday 25 September 2014
Venue: Rolls Royce Learning and Development Centre
Address: DERBY
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Tuesday 23 September 2014