Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide

ProjectManager.com

Managing that work process is called logistics management. Without logistics management, the many phases of any product will quickly fall into a chaotic mess. If you’re not familiar with logistics management, don’t panic. What Is Logistics Management? Logistics management is a detailed process of organizing and implementing an operation. Logistics management is a subset of the larger supply chain management. Different Types of Logistics Management.

Working from Home at Appfluence: Logistics

Appfluence

Logistics is the management of the details of an operation. In this final part of a three-part series, we discuss the logistics our team has in place to make things run smoothly. The logistics. Logistics: Hit the floor running.

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Secrets to Effective Supply Chain Planning

ProjectManager.com

The supply chain manager oversees the entire logistical aspects of the supply chain. Integrated Sales, Operations and Strategic Business Planning: Coordinating sales, distribution, logistics and other operations adds efficiency, but this can be difficult.

2021 316

Tactics and strategy

Musings on Project Management

Consider this military bit or wit, and put it in the context of a PMO dealing with tactics and strategy, as well as tactics and logistics on complicated and complex projects. There is an old—and misleading—bit of conventional military wisdom which holds that “amateurs study tactics, while professionals study logistics.”

All Method, No Madness: Guiding Agile Teams Through Research

Speaker: Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy

Many Product Managers feel quality user research can't keep up with the fast-paced agile teams. However, if you're willing to adapt, you don't have to sacrifice agility or insights. Join Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy, as she covers issues agile teams have and how to solve them.

20 Years & 20 Success Stories: InLoox Anniversary E-Book

Inloox

Transport and logistics. The hands-on success stories describe the challenges companies from various industries faced, how they structured their project management and which advantages they achieved by using InLoox.

Sell the Vision First

Brad Egeland

They want more of you, but they haven’t figured out the logistics. We jump right to logistics. But the logistics won’t matter if you don’t have buy-in from the start. If they’re not sold on bringing you in, you can’t bridge that gap with logistics.

Women in Project Management: Rachel Mata

Girl's Guide to PM

All my previous job experiences had been surrounded by planning, coordinating logistics, and, more than that, getting things done. Today I’m interviewing Rachel Mata , Lead Project Manager at Edu-tech company Instructor Brandon.

2021 356

Construction Risk Management: An Introduction

ProjectManager.com

There is heavy equipment, crews working in precarious situations and complicated logistics to manage. Few things are as risky as construction. How do you meet your deadline while managing all that risk? The answer is construction risk management.

How to Plan an Event

ProjectManager.com

Venue: The event has to take place somewhere, and that involves logistics management , food and beverages as well as the décor. This will again involve contracts, marketing and logistics. Need to know how to plan an event?

Project Management Career Q&A – Sharing Sensitive Information

Arras People

In your resume you start with the company name and then make it clear that the project was of a sensitive nature but you should be able to share the headline of what the project nature was – was it IT, logistics, defence, justice etc. I’m working in a security sensitive organisation and the projects I manage also require security clearance to work on them. I’m looking for a new position and want to update my resume but I’m unsure how I can do that without sharing sensitive information.

2016 195

3 Best Project Management Practices to Enhance Business Value

Keyedin

In the military, resource management falls under logistics. Eisenhower once said, “You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.” In other words, you must win through superior logistics.”

2020 85

Professions in Project Management (#3) – The Supply Chain Manager

Inloox

In general, though, it is a matter of coordinating and optimizing logistics chains. The supply chain manager is a consultant and strategic planner who develops and manages all logistical goods flows across companies and must be able to react quickly and flexibly. This is what a Supply Chain Manager needs: It is best to start by earning a Bachelor’s degree in either Business, Finance, Engineering, or Logistics and Supply Chain.

2018 125

Management Basics: The 5 Principles of the Kaizen Philosophy

Inloox

This applies to core processes such as production or logistics, but also to supporting processes such as human resources. Kaizen is a life and work philosophy that originated in Japanese manufacturing technology, particularly in the post-war automotive industry.

2021 130

Announcing Supported Study Groups

Leading Answers

Logistics : I plan on running several groups concurrently with the weekly Zoom calls at different times, so we should be able to accommodate different time zones. I am piloting a new program for anyone wanting to study for and obtain their PMI-ACP credential.

2020 79

What Is Marketing Management? An Essential Introduction

ProjectManager.com

That means coordinating the marketing program elements such as marketing research, sales forecasting with product planning and development, including logistics such as transportation and storage. Marketing can feel more like an art than a science.

2021 334

What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

We will need to know about this and how we can harness digital assets to streamline infrastructure, logistics and data tracking on projects. What is the future of project management?

2020 408

Using Video for Communications [Project Case Study]

Girl's Guide to PM

We worked out the logistics. I like doing the communication bits of projects, and when I worked on a large software rollout there was plenty of opportunity to create buy in and engagement through communication.

2021 289

Scrum Master Responsibilities: What Does a Scrum Master Do?

Project Bliss

She’ll handle the logistics for the Sprint Planning session. She sets up all the meetings for the sprint and handles the meeting logistics. The activities the Scrum Master might help with include scheduling the meeting and handling logistics. Are you thinking of taking on a Scrum Master role? Do you know what the Scrum Master responsibilities are?

2017 106

Contract Management: Understanding the Contract Lifecycle

ProjectManager.com

But once you’re contracting with people outside of your organization, the legal and logistic issues can be overwhelming. Managing a project is complex. Project managers are trained to plan schedules and allocate resources to meet deadlines and stay within budgets.

2021 233

Construction Project Manager Job Description (with Free Example!)

ProjectManager.com

Allocate and manage resource logistics. The construction project manager role is a unique position, though it shares many of the attributes associated with any kind of project manager.

How Did Project Management Skills Prepare Us for the New Normal?

LiquidPlanner

Creating some new method of delivering instruction becomes a logistical hazard of scheduling, staffing, planning, and measuring deliverables.

2020 142

2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

It aims to provide executives with current trends, strategic insights and best practices in manufacturing, capacity management, quality assurance, supply chain logistics, etc.

2022 69

How Data Science Training Gives Project Managers an Edge

MavenLink

Binary Logistic Regression is a data model technique used to predict what will happen to a subject based on the values of independent variables, which can be used as predictors, and a predicted variable. Successful project management requires data insights—now more than ever before.

2021 78

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Then there’s the logistics of taking the finished product from one place to another. It is made up of bits and pieces of industrial engineering, systems engineering, logistics management , operations management, procurement , information technology and marketing. Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable.

2019 220

The Role of the Project Coordinator

ProjectManager.com

They are the next in the chain of command and do a lot of the logistics for managing the project. Sometimes functional leads or project managers need help managing projects. That’s where project coordinators come in. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains their role further. Here’s a shot of the whiteboard for your reference!

2018 305

Backlog Review (Nulab – 2019)

Girl's Guide to PM

If you work in a different setting, there’s still scope for you to make use of the tool, and the company website has case studies from a number of industries including retail, logistics, financial services and others, so it definitely translates to other industries. Backlog (from Nulab) is a project management tool for prioritising and tracking work. This is a review of the product using my laptop and Chrome browser, and my iPad with Safari, in June 2019. General Information.

2019 309

Small Business Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

Describe your business and what you’re selling, whether that’s the process by which you manufacture the product, your access to materials, how you deal with inventory and logistics, etc.

2021 214

Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

And the Scrum Master will handle many administrative activities such as planning and arranging logistics for ceremonies as part of supporting the team. . Are you considering a career move? . Perhaps you’re considering Project Management because it uses many skills you already have. But wait. You’ve also heard that teams are going Agile and that Scrum Master might be a good option.

2017 183

How to manage projects from kickoff to launch

Planio

This includes any project dependencies, logistics, resources, budget, etc. There’s no denying that ‘projects’ are the currency of the modern workplace.

2021 147

Procurement management: Your guide to securing project resources

Moira Alexander

It requires the ability to negotiate contracts effectively and to understand a range of products and services, not to mention supply chain logistics. For any project manager, procurement management is vital to meeting your project goals on time.

2020 159

5 Tips for Using Scrum Boards

ProjectManager.com

They help the team optimize their transparency and delivery flow, but also schedule the resources, whether people or logistical. A scrum board is a critical tool for successfully practicing its namesake, the agile framework, scrum.

2020 326

How to Create a Team Charter (Example Included)

ProjectManager.com

This is done by defining the frequency of meetings and other logistics. Just as a project has a charter to define its scope, so too must your team have a charter to put their work in context.

2021 221

How to Make a Risk Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

Many risks can be divvied up into categories, like technical or organizational, and listed out by specific sub-categories like technology, interfaces, performance, logistics, budget, etc.

Risk 242

Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Being able to deal with the logistics and technical aspects of a project are but two of three pillars that support a well-rounded project manager. What are soft skills and why do project managers need them to lead a project to a successful end? All those questions and more are answered by Jennifer Bridges, PMP, in this project management training video. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers.

2019 254

5 Things Marketers Should Do Before the 2020 Holiday Season

Workamajig

A couple of more things to keep in mind: Consult your logistics partners before planning sale events. It not only fixes logistics issues but also helps save on shipping - crucial in this value-driven shopping season.

2020 94

Six Common Project Management Milestone Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

Clarizen

In addition to being a logistical headache, this error often makes smaller projects — or phases within projects — seem larger than they truly are, which triggers procrastination (i.e. Milestones have been a basic staple on the project management landscape for, well, forever.

2018 130

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Frank Kendall Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. The first responsibility of the key leaders in the acquisition workforce is to think. Quotes

Seven Future Trends in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

This brings many benefits, not least an end to the traveling, logistic and other administrative costs. In this milestone 50th year for the Project Management Institute it’s natural to want to look back at the significant trends have shaped the project management profession over the last five decades, namely globalization of the discipline, and the explosion of methods, techniques and practices being applied to projects.

2019 127

Top 10 Variables of a Simple Project Management Software

nTask

Logistics Management: Logistics management essentially deals with the flow and storage of goods, both during and after manufacturing. It is important to understand here that when it comes to manufacturing business, logistics management is one of the most critical aspects which need to be dealt with utmost accuracy. Expecting to nail logistics without going for a project management software is a mistake you don’t want to make.