Summary

TABLE OF CONTENT

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

Program Structure

Process
• Post registration get login credentials of your online profile
• Receive reading material
• Post preparation, schedule exam date and exam center from your online profile within six months of order date.
• Clear the exam and get hard copy and soft copy certificate with LinkedIn recommendation

Program Schedule

  • No fixed dates.
  • Prepare and appear for certification exam

Program Highlights

Benefits of Vskills Certification

  • Government certification
  • No Minimum educational qualification
  • No time commitment
  • Improve employability
  • Certification valued and approved by Industry
  • Become a part of Vskills Job centre for life
  • Enriched professional experience by being a Vskills Alumni

Desired Course Seeker Profile

  • No minimum eligibility
  • No experience needed
 

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Price
4,000

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