Course Outline
 

 

Role of the Warehouse.

  • Introduction.
  • Benefits of Warehousing.
  • Functions of Warehouses.
  • Need for Holding Stock.
  • Characteristics of Warehouses.
  • Warehousing Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Supply Chain Process.
  • Information and Technology Requirements.
  • Measuring Performance.

Role of Warehouse Manager

  • Introduction.
  • Warehouse Trade-offs.
  • The Warehouse Managers Challenges.
  • Challenges.
  • Attracting and retaining warehouse employees.
  • An ageing and constantly changing workforce.
  • Training.

Warehouse processes: Receiving and Put-Away.

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

Warehouse Operating Principles: Layout

  • Warehouse Design.
  • Types of Warehouses.
  • Warehouse Location.
  • Planning the Distribution Warehouse.
  • Warehouse Layout
  • Qualitative factor rating method to select a site.

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
  • Comparisons.
  • Deciding on type of picking system and equipment

Warehouse processes from replenishment to dispatch.

  • Introduction.
  • Replenishment
  • Value adding services.
  • Indirect activities.
  • Stock Management
  • Stock or inventory counting.
  • Cycle counting or perpetual inventory counts.
  • The count itself.
  • Security.
  • Returns processing.
  • Dispatch.
  • Role of the driver

Warehouse Management System

  • Introduction.
  • WMS Requirement
  • Other Functionality/Considerations.
  • Why does a company need a WMS?
  • Choosing a WMS.
  • Selection Process.
  • Finding a Reseller
  • Selecting the right WMS
  • Before the final decision
  • Implementation
  • Software as a service

Warehouse Layout and Design

  • Introduction

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
  • Charging for shared user warehouse services
  • Logistics Charging Methods

Performance Management

  • Identifying Performance Measures
  • Key Performance Indicators

Outsourcing

  • The outsourcing decision
  • Core activity/Core competence
  • Improvement in customer service
  • Cost reduction
  • Labour relations
  • Financial strategy
  • Flexibility
  • Role of third party contractors
  • Preparing to outsource
  • Choosing the right partner
  • The transition
  • Managing a third party relationship
  • Why contracts fail
  • The future of outsourcing

Health and Safety Management

  • Risk Assessment
  • Environment and Welfare
  • Fire Safety
  • Welfare Facilities
  • Slips and Trips
  • Electrical Safety
  • Accidents and Emergencies
  • Manual Handling
  • Mechanical Handling
  • Vehicles in and around the warehouse
  • Working at height

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