ICS Magazine

NAFCD to present new logistics case study

September 24, 2001
Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) will offer an all-new Floor Covering Industry Logistics Case Study in November.

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The not-for-profit National Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) will offer an all-new Floor Covering Industry Logistics Case Study, Nov. 9 -11 at The Radisson Hotel near Chicago's O'Hare airport. The program will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday evening and end at noon on Sunday.

The Logistics Case Study was specifically designed for operations, facilities, logistics and warehouse managers. It's aimed at all levels of expertise and company size. The three-day workshop will assist professionals in enhancing logistics operations, understanding how to measure improvements, tailoring orders to company size and customer base.

Some issues that will be covered include: Improving Warehouse Productivity, Just-In-Time Concept/Applications, Growing Role of Information Technology, Forecasting Strategies/Techniques, and Warehousing Costs.

In the world of logistics, changes take place at an alarming rate. In order to succeed and stay competitive in the floor covering industry, your company must formulate an aggressive strategy that relates to its environment.

For more information about the NAFCD Logistics Case Study, contact NAFCD Headquarters, 401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-4267; 312.321.6836; email: info@nafcd.org, or visit the NAFCD Web site at www.facfc.com.

NAFCD is a national, not-for profit trade association serving distributors and suppliers of floor covering materials and related products. Its purpose is to enable wholesale floor covering distributors to be the most efficient, professional and profitable vehicle for bringing their suppliers' product to market resulting in the highest degree of dealer satisfaction