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Start Date: 15 Sep, 2024
End Date  : 19 Sep, 2024
Duration   : 5 Days


Overall Description: 

Running a productive and efficient warehouse and distribution operation is a challenging task. There are many different aspects of the operation which must be proficiently managed and well-coordinated. This course will discuss how to Increase warehouse operations productivity, streamline the flow of materials and provide superior service, and effectively manage distribution operations.


Course Objectives: 

  • To examine the most effective warehousing practices
  • To analyze methods for improving warehousing operation
  • To study different inventory control systems
  • To explore new methods in inventory management
  • To consider efficient management of distribution
  • To understand proper use of Incoterms
  • To provide insights into motivation of warehouse personnel
  • To review methods of warehouse personnel performance appraisal

Course Outline (Content): 

Managing The Warehouse

  • Warehouse operations management
  • Warehouse management systems
  • Planning warehouse layout
  • Utilization of storage aid
  • Managing special storage requirements
  • Controlling the warehouse item location
  • Managing shipping and receiving operations
  • Shelf-life management

Warehouse Inventory Management

  • Measuring warehousing productivity
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Overcoming barriers to warehouse performance
  • Achieving effective inventory control
  • EOQ and MRP inventory systems
  • Just in time inventory management
  • Utilizing consignment inventory
  • Reducing costs in inventory management
  • Improving the flow of materials
  • Controlling backorder levels
  • ABC analysis
  • Achieving improved inventory accuracy
  • Managing local trucking operations
  • Managing international transportation operations
  • Proper utilization of Incoterms
  • Selection of transportation service companies

Warehouse Personnel Performance Review

  • The performance appraisal process
  • Obtaining the benefits of effective appraisal
  • Overcoming performance appraisal difficulties
  • Dealing with problem employees
  • Managing the disciplinary process
  • Appraising your own performance
  • Understanding the impact of your leadership style


Who Should Attend?

  • This course will be of benefit to all supervisors in warehousing, inventory management, and logistics operations.

Course Methodology:

We utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This training course will be conducted as a highly interactive workshop session. A variety of training methodologies will be used Before and during the course whenever applicable. Some of these methods are gamification, online pre-post test, role plays, self-assessment instruments, group exercises & case studies.

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