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    Warehouse and Inventory Control

    Join the best warehouse management training course in Dubai or Abu Dhabi with Blue Ocean Academy, the industry leaders in warehouse and inventory management training. Our trainers are certified professionals with excellent professional training experience By joining our warehouse management course students will develop and sharpen the knowledge necessary to formulate solutions and the understand how warehouse operations are important to fulfil clients’ requirements while utilising area, system, and exertions efficiently, meeting this intention requires regular planning of inventory and warehouse management.

    Module I: Introduction to Warehousing and Inventory

    • Definition of inventory
    • Importance of inventory and warehousing
    • Warehouse location
    • Types of warehouses
    • Strategic warehousing
    • Distribution centers and cross docking
    • Role of the Warehousing and Inventory Manager

    Module II: Warehouse Operations

    • Warehouse functions – Receipt, inspection, storage and retrieval
    • Warehouse design and layout
    • Packaging and shipping
    • Safety and security in warehousing
    • Legal and regulatory compliance
    • Scrap disposal

    Module III: Materials Handling

    • Principles of Material Handling
    • Material handling equipment
    • Unitization and Palletization
    • Automation in warehousing – Pick-to-light, Put-to-Light, use of robots
    • Modern storage systems

    Module IV: Inventory Management

    • Types of Inventory
    • Costs Associated with Inventory
    • Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)
    • Limitations of the EOQ approach
    • Selective Inventory Control Techniques like ABC, VED, FSN etc.
    • Vendor Managed Inventories

    Module V: Managing Uncertainties

    • Uncertainties associated with Inventory
    • Lead Time – Internal and External
    • Service Level
    • Re-order level
    • Buffer stock
    • Replenishment systems – P system, Q system etc.

    Module VI: Managing Inventory Records

    • Inventory record keeping
    • Stock counting methods
    • Managing discrepancies and surplus
    • Managing obsolescence
    • Inventory valuation – FIFO, LIFO, Weighted average etc.

    Module VII: Managing Warehouse Performance

    • Measuring warehouse performance – key metrics
    • Managing outsourced warehouses
    • Warehouse Management System
    • Warehouse communications
    • UPC
    • RFID
    • Risk Management in warehousing

    Module VIII: Sustainability in Warehousing

    • Sustainability – The Triple Bottom line
    • Sustainable warehouse practices
    • Health, Safety and Environment
    • Energy efficiency
    • Reverse logistics