Table of Content
 

Warehousing

  • Introduction
  • Benefits of Warehousing
  • Functions of Warehouses
  • Need for Holding Stock
  • Characteristics of Warehouses
  • Warehousing Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • Information Technology Requirements
  • Measuring Performance

Warehouse Processes

  • Introduction
  • Receiving
  • Pre-Receipt
  • In-handling
  • Preparation
  • Offloading
  • Checking
  • Cross Docking
  • Recording
  • Quality control
  • Put-away

Warehouse Operating Principles

  • Operating Principles
  • Warehouse Design
  • Types of Warehouses
  • Warehouse Location
  • Planning the Distribution Warehouse
  • Warehouse Layout
  • Qualitative Factor Rating Method

Picking Strategies and Equipment

  • Introduction
  • Picker to Goods
  • Goods to Picker
  • Automated Picking
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Storage Equipment

Order Picking Methods

  • Introduction
  • Industry Trends Affecting Order Picking
  • Modern Order Picking Systems
  • Stock Profiling
  • Order Picking Alternatives
  • Order Picking Strategies
  • Pick-To-Light Systems
  • Paper Pick Lists
  • Pick by Label
  • Pick by Voice
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Radio Frequency Identification
  • Pick by Light/Pick to Light
  • Put to Light
  • Type of Picking System and Equipment

Warehouse Processes from Replenishment to Dispatch

  • Replenishment
  • Other Activities
  • Value Adding Services
  • Stock Management
  • Stock or Inventory counting
  • The Annual Count
  • Safety and Security
  • Returns Processing
  • Dispatch
  • Role of Driver in Transportation

Storage and Handling equipment

  • Storage Systems
  • Pallets
  • Automated storage and retrieval Systems (AS/RS)
  • Temperature-Controlled Storage
  • Storage of Packaged Dangerous Substances

Warehouse Costs

  • Types of costs
  • Return on investment (ROI)
  • Traditional versus Activity Based Costing Systems
  • Activity based Costing for Multi-Principals
  • Calculating Warehouse Storage Costs
  • Logistics Charging Methods

Inventory Management

  • Inventory Basics
  • Inventory Management Basics
  • Types of Inventory
  • Classification of Inventory Systems
  • Inventory Management Models
  • Inventory Control and Replenishment Techniques
  • Inventory Accuracy and Cycle Counting
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Inventory Performance Measurement
  • Selective Inventory Management
  • Aggregate Inventory Planning
  • Exchange Curve
  • Deterministic Inventory Models
  • Probabilistic Inventory Models
  • Economic Order Quantity( EOQ)
  • ABC Inventory Planning
  • XYZ Analysis
  • Inventory Control of Slow Moving Items
  • Recent Developments in Inventory Management

Inventory Costing

  • Inventory Cost Types and Affecting Factors
  • Activity-Based Costing
  • Acceptance Sampling Plans
  • Accounting System
  • Advance Payment

Facilities Location

  • Introduction
  • When Does A Location Decision Arise?
  • Steps In The Facility Location Study
  • Subjective, Qualitative And Semi-Quantitative Techniques
  • Locational Break-Even Analysis
  • Some Quantitative Models For Facility
  • Some Case Examples

Facilities Layout And Materials Handling

  • Introduction
  • Basic Types Of Plant Layouts
  • Plant Layout Factors
  • Layout Design Procedure
  • Flow And Activity Analysis
  • Space Determination And 'Area Allocation
  • Computerised Layout Planning
  • Evaluation, Specification, Presentation And Implementation
  • Materials Handling Systems
  • Materials Handling Equipment

Forecasting Demand

  • Methods of Forecasting
  • Judgmental Forecasts
  • Time Series
  • Casual Forecasting
  • Planning Forecasts

Just-in-Time

  • Principles of just-in-time
  • Achieving just-in-time operations
  • JIT Implementation Design
  • Benefits and Disadvantages
  • Extending JIT
  • Comparisons With Other Methods

Future Developments

  • Future Trends
  • Sustainability in Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Automation in Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Big Data in Warehousing and Inventory Management
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