Warehouse and Store Management Course


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Introduction

Warehousing is an integral part of every logistics system, where the warehousing is an important link between the producer and the customer. Warehousing plays a vital role in providing a desired level of customer service at the lowest possible cost where there is a pressure on the warehouse to perform its functions to a high standard to meet the expectations of the customer. Over a number of years, warehousing has developed from a relatively minor part of the company’s logistics system to one of its most important functions. 

The purpose of this course in Warehouse & Stores Management is to show how to implement all of the essential tools for the effective management of warehousing and stores. The course examines various aspects of the business such as production, product, suppliers, customers and the associated product throughputs and volumes.

Duration

5 Days

Target audience

  • Those new to Managing Warehouses or Stores
  • Those non-warehouse people who need to gain an awareness of the issues and key drivers of stock control operations
  • Stock Professionals
  • Warehouse Operatives and Supervisors
  • Distribution Professionals

Course Level:

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn how to:

  • Explain how to design warehouse procedures
  • Change and improve methods
  • Understand how wasteful activities/costs can be eliminated
  • Obtain added value for money with improved customer service
  • Improve internal productivity

Course Outline

Module 1:

The Role of the Warehouse

  • Why we need a warehouse?
  • What functions they cover?
  • How do they fit into the supply chain?
  • The Balance between Sorting and Storing
  • The Location and Capacity of Warehouses

Product Classification

  • Supply / Demand Variables
  • ABC Analysis or the 80/20 Rule
  • Determining Product Handling Groups
  • Throughputs and Product Formats

Module 2:

Layout Options

  • Receiving Options
  • Storage Options
  • Picking / Assembly Options
  • Dispatching Options
  • Using the Floor and the Height Space
  • Organizing for Flow

Maintaining Optimum Lead Levels

Methods and Equipment

  • Equipment required for lifting, storing and moving equipment available for specific layout options, including:
  • Loading Bays
  • Selecting Fork Lift Trucks
  • Selecting Racking
  • Implications for Warehouse Layouts
  • Operational Timings and Planning
  • The Use of IT within the Warehouse

Module 3

Health and Safety

  • Duty of Care
  • Inspections and Risk Assessments-task Analysis
  • Equipment Maintenance and Care
  • Raising People's Awareness

Security and Loss

  • Minimizing Internal Theft
  • Minimizing External Theft
  • Preventative measures will be briefly discussed

Module 4

  • Receiving in the warehouse
  • Issuing in the warehouse
  • Keeping Proper Records

Module 5

Warehouse Layouts and Productivity

  • Different Types of Layout with Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Planning for Flow in the Warehouse
  • Calculations for Storage
  • Calculations for throughput and Productivity
  • Checklists to help on deciding the best option to take back to the participants’ workplace

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected]/[email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]


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