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MSE 112A - Warehouse Management and Inventory Control

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MSE 112A 16 October 2023 5 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
MSE 112A 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MSE 112A 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Warehouses vary greatly in terms of their role and their characteristics and their management needs.Not only are they in control of the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse but also in charge of processing the associated transactions.  No matter how simple or complex the process is, this course aims to familiarize the participants to collecting information and use it to efficiently control the movement of materials within a warehouse.Today's business environment demands speed and efficiency in the delivery of products and services. This changing nature of business has implications for inventory management.This course discusses the various techniques associated with wareouse management and inventory control.

Course Objectives

  • Learning the correct steps of running a warehouse
  • Learning the basic skills of negotiation needed in running the warehouse
  • Making preparation for your warehouse
  • Controlling the movement of goods 
  • Explain various inventory management systems
  • List possible ways of accumulating inventory costs
  • Determining your exact material status and inventory financial burden

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Superintendents
  • Strategic planning staff
  • Purchasing, manufacturing and production control managers
  • Executives
  • Anyone involved in management techniques

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Supply chain
  • Types of warehouse space
  • Selecting a warehouse
  • Determining the needs
  • Control Hierarchy
  • Selecting a location
  • Space Utilization
  • Receiving customer orders
  • Allocating inventory
  • Generating shipping manifests 

Day 2

  • Bills of lading
  • Non-real-time vs. real time
  • Tracking systems
  • Communication between product stations
  • Stock Records – Documentation
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Safety
  • Forklift Safety Checks
  • Hazard Communication
  • Hearing Conservation

Day 3

  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Safe Forklift Operation
  • Safety Orientation
  • Inventory management classification systems 
  • Accumulating inventory costs
  • Inventory metrics related to operating efficiency, financial effectiveness, and customer service.
  • Inventory order constraints 

Day 4

  • Lean production principles 
  • Safety stock in inventory management 
  • Risk pooling strategy 
  • Lot size techniques 
  • Order point and periodic review techniques used to time orders
  • Periodic inventory counting and cycle counting
  • Approaches to storage layout.
  • The technology used to track inventory

Day 5

  • Planning procurement and external sources of supply
  • Sourcing strategy
  • Selecting suppliers
  • Collaborative relationships with suppliers 
  • The impact of sustainable procurement on purchasing practices
  • Aspects of item specifications needed for purchasing
  • Tracking purchasing process from requisition to invoice approval
  • Contract types between supply chain partners 
  • Purchase order 
  • Blanket order
  • Characteristics of effective supplier evaluation systems