Management Skills For Warehouse Supervisors

Category: Management Skills For Warehouse Supervisors

Course Description

Benefit of Attending

  • Appreciate the need for increased integration of the warehouse within the total logistics system
  • Discuss the change in logistics philosophies from a “push” environment to a “pull” Environment
  • Explore the availability of reliable, responsive, efficient, and effective third party warehouse providers and know  when to best utilize them
  • Discuss the demands for integrated up-line and down-line communications and the challenges of Electronic Data Interchange, automatic identification and compatible information systems
  • Define the role of partnerships and the virtual integration of partner inventories
  • Understand how to plan, manage, and improve the warehouse operations by applying a professional approach

Course Outline

  • The challenge of warehousing
  • Warehousing and physical distribution
  • Warehousing and manufacturing
  • Logistics excellence
  • Third party warehousing
  • Transportation modes
  • Distribution network systems
  • Customer service management
  • Warehouse space and layout planning
  • Personnel planning
  • Achieving organizational excellence in warehouse operations
  • Facilities planning
  • Simulation
  • Economic analysis
  • Hazardous materials management
  • Environmental concerns in warehousing
  • Fire protection in warehousing: an examination of codes, systems, and plans
  • Dock design
  • Large parts storage systems
  • Small parts storage systems
  • Automated storage/retrieval systems
  • Lift trucks
  • Unit load conveyors
  • Automatic guided vehicle systems
  • Hoists, monorails, and overhead travelling cranes
  • Auto ID systems
  • RF Communicatio
  • Warehouse management systems
  • Electronic data interchange
  • Containers and packaging
  • Receiving at the warehouse
  • Order picking systems
  • Stock location management and inventory control
  • Shipping systems
  • Warehouse maintenance
  • Loss control