Warehouse Management: Strategy, Implementation & Control

Course Code: PM20

Course Objective

  • Develop an understanding of the role of warehouse in the end-to-end supply chain
  • Learn best practices for warehouse operating processes
  • Develop an inventory strategy in the warehouse
  • Leverage information technology to improve visibility
  • Develop a performance management program to and drive positive change

 

Target Audience

  • Warehouse and distribution professionals
  • Procurement, buyers and purchasing professionals
  • Production and manufacturing professionals
  • Logistics professionals
  • Supply chain generalists

  

Course Outline

Day One: Warehouse Infrastructure Strategies

  • Warehouse location strategy
  • Options in warehouse layout and design
  • Classes of warehouses
  • Warehouse automation
  • Information technology (IT) in the warehouse
  • Industry variations

Day Two: Warehouse Operating Processes and Principles

  • Key functional processes from receiving to picking and shipping
  • Optimizing the flow of goods across processes
  • Advanced processes – break-bulk, cross-docking, mixing, assembly
  • Cycle counting, conducting a physical inventory audit
  • Implementing Lean principles in the warehouse
  • Continuous improvement and managing change

Day Three: Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification

  • The function of inventory
  • Inventory accuracy and control
  • Handling WIP (Work-In-Progress) inventory
  • Three-dimensional inventory classification and segmentation (ABC)
  • Using inventory classification to drive efficiency
  • Replenishment methods and strategies

Day Four: Leveraging Your Resources and Developing New Capabilities

  • Managing and incentivizing your people
  • Employee training and evaluation
  • The IT environment: your enterprise and the warehouse
  • Role of the warehouse in the value chain
  • Outsourcing: risks and opportunities
  • Supplier collaboration models and strategies

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

  • Contemporary trends in warehousing
  • Warehouse best practices and benchmarking
  • The role of performance management in the warehouse
  • What should you measure?
  • Establish an executive dashboard using key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Identifying, prioritizing, and implementing improvements.

 


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Date & Location

Date : 07 January 2018

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 18 March 2018

Duration : 5 days

Place : Abu Dhabi

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Date : 29 April 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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