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january, 2023

22jan(jan 22)10:00 am24sep(sep 24)4:00 pmWarehouse and Stores Management


Event Details

Warehouse and Stores Management intensive and practical training will help you stay in touch with the most important new concepts in the warehousing/stores field, allowing you to respond to the ever-changing operational demands created by an ever-expanding global market.

You will not only learn practical ways to improve equipment selection, warehouse layouts, inventory control, put-away, packing, loading, picking, and receiving, but you will start immediately to identify ways to apply these ideas to your specific environment.

During the Warehouse and Stores Management training, you will have the chance to develop your own action plan so you can put the seminar to work for you right away. Furthermore, you will soon see how the time-tested techniques from stores operations and inventory management can be used successfully on the job to strengthen the relationship between the overall organization and your warehouse operation. With a proven inventory management system, you can transform your store into a pro-active force that lowers your inventory investment, reduces carrying costs, boosts confidence in physical supply and distribution service levels, and increases customer and user satisfaction. Concerned with warehouse and stores management, control, and costs?


Within just a few weeks after attending Warehouse and Stores Management class, you should be able to identify ways you can reduce your inventory by using the concepts, techniques, practices, and principles you will learn in this program


Course Methodology

This course uses a mixture of interactive learning tools such as videos, questionnaires, case studies, team exercises, individual exercises and group discussions.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the challenges, objectives and functions of warehousing
  • Perform ABC inventory classification and cycle counting and calculate record accuracy and discrepancies
  • Describe the different types of storage and material handling systems
  • Improve supervisory skills and deal more effectively with warehouse staff issues
  • Develop better skills for housekeeping and safety within the warehouse
  • Measure warehouse productivity using the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and conduct a scientific audit of the warehouse

Target Audience

Those involved in warehousing (store) activities, both at the operational and supervisory levels. The course is also appropriate for anyone interested to know more about the interaction between warehousing and other materials management functions (purchasing, inventory control and distribution).

Target Competencies

  • Warehouse operations
  • Customer service
  • Record accuracy
  • Staff relations
  • Safety management
  • Warehouse auditing

Course Content

  • Introduction to warehousing and stores operations
    • Objectives of warehousing
    • The modern warehouse
    • Understanding the supply chain structure of warehouse and store
    • Difference between warehouse and stores operations
    • The warehousing life cycle
    • Problems and challenges in warehousing
    • Warehousing and inventory costs
    • Customer service in warehousing and store
    • Warehousing/Stores
    • Warehouse/Stores Operations
    • Warehouse/Stores Practices and Attributes
    • Types of warehousing
    • Warehouse Management System
    • Warehouse Management Strategies
  • Inventory classification and record accuracy
    • Types of inventory
    • The ABC classification
    • Uses of the ABC classification
    • Inventory record accuracy
    • Reasons for poor accuracy
    • Periodic and cycle counting
    • Systems and methodology of counting
    • Knowing what is inside the warehouse
    • Knowing how much is inside the warehouse
  • Storage and material handling systems
    • Layout of the warehouse
    • Size and shape of the warehouse
    • Storage utilization and organization
    • Types of storage systems
    • Fixed versus random location
    • Material handling equipment
    • Material handling equipment checklist
    • Improving the receiving/issuing material operations
  • Dealing with staff related warehousing issues
    • Key roles of the warehouse manager
    • Staff management issues
    • Corrective guidance techniques
    • Qualities of a good warehouse employee
    • Motivation of warehouse employees
  • Safety in the warehouse and store
    • Good housekeeping inside the warehouse and store
    • Identifying safety hazards
    • Unsafe acts and conditions
    • Causes of damage
    • Planning for safety
  • Productivity and audit of a warehouse and store
    • Definition of productivity
    • Causes of lost time
    • Warehousing and store key performance indicators
    • Objectives of the warehouse and store audit
    • Components of the audit
    • Steps to follow before, during and after the audit
  1. Introduction to Electronic Warehousing and stores Systems

 E- Inventory

 Enterprise Resource Planner usage

 How ERP works in E-Inventory

3 (three) days

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January 22 (Sunday) 10:00 am - September 24 (Tuesday) 4:00 pm

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