Warehouse Operations and Management - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

Company inventories can reach millions of dollars. You need a good warehouse to store, keep and protect all those millions of dollars. In this course, we will discuss the best and the latest methods to store and protect high value inventories. We will also discuss the best characteristics of a modern warehouse. Knowing what you have and how much you have are the keys to proper warehousing management. We will explore the various methods to achieve record accuracy and successful cycle counting. 

Course Objectives

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

  • Explain the major objectives and functions of modern warehousing
  • Perform ABC inventory classification and calculate record accuracy and discrepancies
  • 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) 

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
  • Warehouse productivity
  • Customer service
  • Record accuracy
  • Safety management
  • Warehouse auditing
  • Introduction to modern warehousing management
    • The modern warehouse
    • Problems and challenges in warehousing
    • Warehousing and inventory costs
    • Customer service in warehousing
  • Inventory classification and record accuracy
    • The ABC classification
    • Uses of the ABC classification
    • Inventory record accuracy
    • Reasons for poor accuracy
    • Periodic and cycle counting
  • Storage and material handling systems
    • Layout of the warehouse
    • Size and shape of the warehouse
    • Storage utilization and organization
    • Material handling equipment checklist
  • Safety in the warehouse
    • Good housekeeping inside the warehouse
    • Identifying safety hazards
    • Unsafe acts and conditions
    • Causes and costs of damage
    • Planning for safety
  • Productivity and audit of a warehouse
    • Causes of lost time
    • Warehousing key performance indicators
    • Objectives of the warehouse audit
    • Components of the warehouse audit

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Meirc is an Approved Training Provider (ATP) in the region for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Established in 1919, CILT is the world’s leading supply chain, logistics and transport professional body with over 33,000 members across the globe. CILT seeks to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education in the fields of logistics, transport and supply chain. By attending Meirc’s CILT accredited courses, participants can earn CPD units as well as attain modular unit award courses that can be combined for international certification

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Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

16 - 18 Mar, 2021

Arabic

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)