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Warehouse Management Training: Strategy, Implementation and Control

5 Day Training

Dates: 20 – 24 May 2024

Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa

Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

This is a non-Accredited course.

Course Introduction

This Warehouse Management Training: Strategy, Implementation and Control comprehensive course offers professionals the ability to master contract administrative functions essential for the effective delivery of goods, works, and services. Adhering to the critical “scope,” “quality,” “time,” and “cost” aspects of contracts, it aligns with professional practice standards. The course strengthens skills in adaptive and agile contract management for a variety of procurement contracts, including goods and services, both consulting and non-consulting, as well as works. It delves into performance tracking, trend analysis, risk management, and reporting tools, integrating the latest international practices for contract administration to secure value for money and sustainable outcomes.

Course Objectives

The Warehouse Management Training: Strategy, Implementation and Control course is designed to empower professionals to:

  • Understanding of warehouse’s role in the supply chain.

  • Best practices for warehouse operations.

  • Development of warehouse inventory strategies.

  • Use of IT for visibility improvement.

  • Creation and management of a performance-driven culture.

Who should attend?

This Warehouse Management Training: Strategy, Implementation and Control course is tailored for:

  • Warehouse and distribution professionals.

  • Procurement, buyers, and purchasing professionals.

  • Production and manufacturing professionals.

  • Logistics professionals.

  • Supply chain generalists with intermediate knowledge.

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Day One: Warehouse Infrastructure Strategies

  • Warehouse location strategies.

  • Warehouse layout and design options.

  • Classes of warehouses.

  • Warehouse automation.

  • IT in the warehouse.

  • Industry-specific variations.

Day Two: Warehouse Operating Processes and Principles

  • Key processes from receiving to picking and shipping.

  • Optimizing goods flow.

  • Advanced processes (e.g., break-bulk, cross-docking, mixing, assembly).

  • Cycle counting and physical inventory audits.

  • Lean principles in warehouse operations.

  • Continuous improvement and change management.

Day Three: Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification

  • Role and function of inventory.

  • Inventory accuracy and control.

  • Management of WIP inventory.

  • 3D inventory classification (ABC).

  • Inventory classification for efficiency.

  • Replenishment methods and strategies.

Day Four: Leveraging Your Resources and Developing New Capabilities

  • People management and incentives.

  • Employee training and evaluation.

  • IT environment integration.

  • Warehouse’s role in the value chain.

  • Outsourcing risks and opportunities.

  • Supplier collaboration strategies.

Day Five: Creating a World-Class Warehouse with Performance Management and Metrics

  • Current trends in warehousing.

  • Benchmarking warehouse best practices.

  • Performance management’s role.

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) and executive dashboard establishment.

  • Identifying and implementing improvements.

Upon completing this course, participants will be equipped to enhance warehouse operations, drive efficiency, and contribute to the broader success of their organization’s supply chain.

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