• Define the role and objectives of their Warehouse’s role
• Define the role and objectives of their Warehouse’s role within an organization • Understand the importance of Performance Measurements in an overall perspective • Appreciate the importance of storage control and safety of personnel • Improve their competence in the area of warehouse operation • Evaluate and implement value-added activities in warehouse operations • Understand the concept of storage and preservation of inventory
Warehouse Operations and Logistics Best Practices The Role of the Warehouse in an Organization • The need for a warehouse and its value creation • Functionalities of the operations, • Effective of warehouse in supply chain • The distinct characteristics between sorting and storing • Initial questions to ask about warehousing activity Product Classification • Understanding FSN tool and making them work for warehouse management • Understanding ABC Analysis or the 80/20 rule in relations to warehousing • Categorizing product handling groups • Throughputs and product formats Optimizing Warehouse Operations Workflows Layout Options • Understanding receiving options • Planning Storage options • Organizing Picking / assembly options • Optimizing dispatching options • Using the floor and the height space Methods and Equipment • Warehouse structures • Loading bays • Selecting fork lift trucks • Selecting racking • Implications for warehouse layouts • Operational timings and planning Safety and Risk Management in Warehouse Operations Health and Safety • Responsibilities and duty of care in warehouse Operations • Inspections and risk assessments-task analysis • Equipment and inventory preservation, maintenance and care • Raising people’s awareness in warehouse safety and security Security and Loss • Security issues in minimizing internal theft • Minimizing external theft • Preventative measures Asset Tracking Best Practices for Warehouse Operations • Understanding Inventory receipts • Identifying inventory issues • Managing Surplus and obsolescent stock • Stock checking programs • Reviewing current procedures and polices Inventory Performance • Appreciating Inventory Assessment in organisation • Assessing the stock level • Models for implementing inventory control • Determining stock targets • Inventory KPI’s in warehouses / stores Design Criteria for Warehouse Accreditation Warehouse Layout • Different types of layout with advantages and disadvantages • Planning for flow in the warehouse • Checklists to help on deciding the best option
Who Should Attend ?
Warehouse Operators Operations Team Leaders Logistics and Supply Chain Professionals