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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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.

9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

That includes: Comms management plan Release plan Scope management plan Iteration plan Test plan Quality plan Logistics plan. In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type.

2021 349

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.

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 207

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.”

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

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 85

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 316

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 399

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.

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

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 223

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 215

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 307

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 174

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 310

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 217

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

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 153

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 114

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 332

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

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 258

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 234

Inverted Classrooms

Leading Answers

Trying or organize group work outside of class when people are busy can be a logistical nightmare, now everyone should be available to take part in group work during the regularly scheduled class times. It combines Goldilocks pace (not too slow, not too fast) along with engaging group activities without the logistics issue of scheduling busy learners. My last article on why We Should All be Learners explained how today’s knowledge worker projects are all about learning effectively.

2017 78

Inverted Classrooms

Leading Answers

Trying or organize group work outside of class when people are busy can be a logistical nightmare, now everyone should be available to take part in group work during the regularly scheduled class times. It combines Goldilocks pace (not too slow, not too fast) along with engaging group activities without the logistics issue of scheduling busy learners. My last article on why We Should All be Learners explained how today’s knowledge worker projects are all about learning effectively.

2017 73

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 126

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

Preparing for a Project Management Interview

Arras People

Think about the logistical questions – location, client sites, when are they looking to get people onboard etc. So you have perfected your CV and secured yourself an interview. If you’re feeling slightly nervous, that’s good, after all, if you didn’t feel some nerves you wouldn’t be human! This post is all about making sure the nerves don’t get the better of you and more importantly how you can prepare to do well in your project management interview.

2018 222

Best Strategies for Virtual Team Management

Brad Egeland

First off, let me state that I really, really believe that remote project management I is a great solution for most projects. It has worked extremely well for me for the past 10 years or so. But I know it’s not for everyone. Remote project management, while often a sensible and cost-effective approach to managing many standard projects, is definitely not without its challenges. In fact, just in terms of communication, leadership, and relationships it can become very challenging.

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.

Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

Not only that, Dubai’s goal is to consistently be ranked amongst the top 5 global centres for trade, logistics, tourism and finance. Dubai is also rewarding innovation in project management At DIPMF I found the panel discussions about renewable energy and logistics the most fascinating (Dubai is investing heavily in solar power) but the awards ceremony for innovation in project management was also noteworthy.

Resource Leveling 101: Master this PM Technique

ProjectManager.com

In short, it could negatively affect your logistics management. There are only so many resources in the world—and for a particular project. Every project task takes a resource that must adhere to the project schedule, budget, etc. And as that project unfolds, you may encounter challenges and unexpected events that force you to rethink your resource allocation. Resource leveling can help you effectively redistribute your resources without affecting your project timeline.

2019 194

How will you handle hybrid

Lynne Cazaly

It raises questions, combinations and tricky logistical situations. Microsoft , Atlassian , Google , Slack and Square announced recently that their people could forever work from home if they wanted to. They’ve set a precedent and trend for other companies to follow. The reality of a HYBRID work force means you’ll begin to have a mix of where people are for every meeting, workshop, team and project.

Inverted Classrooms

Leading Answers

Trying or organize group work outside of class when people are busy can be a logistical nightmare, now everyone should be available to take part in group work during the regularly scheduled class times. It combines Goldilocks pace (not too slow, not too fast) along with engaging group activities without the logistics issue of scheduling busy learners. My last article on why We Should All be Learners explained how today’s knowledge worker projects are all about learning effectively.

2017 60