In the Introduction, you will learn about the emerging Industry 4.0 technologies bringing dramatic change within the supply chain. You will learn about the smart factory, cloud computing, the internet of things (IoT), robotics, 3D printing, and blockchain.
What is the warehouse management process?
In Module One, you will learn what gives a company a competitive advantage, what is best-in-class supply chain performance, the four elements of warehouse optimization, the growth path for warehouse optimization, and how to do a warehouse maturity scan.
How do you manage stock in a warehouse?
In Module Two, you will learn change management to facilitate a change-oriented culture and develop a warehouse strategy to give direction.
What are the three fundamental warehouse activities?
In Module Three, you will learn warehouse justification; material handling; warehouse services; best practices for the three fundamental warehouse activities, inbound processes, storage, and outbound processes; wave planning, value-added logistics, and cross-docking.
What is the best program to keep track of inventory?
In Module Four, you will learn about warehouse management systems (WMS), WMS modules, real-time communication, material handling control, and interfaces.
What are standard operating procedures (SOPs) for warehouse management?
In Module Five, you will learn how to create a service level agreement, write standard operating procedures, and create performance indicators (KPIs).
In Module Six, you will learn service level improvement, efficiency improvement, and compact storage.
What is wave planning in warehouse management?
In Module Seven of the Warehouse Management Certification portion of the course, you will learn how to optimize productivity by utilizing resources, justification, capacity planning, wave management, and task management.
How do you organize inventory in a warehouse?
In Module Eight, you will learn to achieve the desired service level and reduce overall costs through better utilization of available resources, utilization improvement by cutting, activating, and/or postponing, and space utilization.
In Module Nine, you will learn how to identify discontinuities (an interruption in the physical properties of a product with most discontinuities falling into one or more of three categories 1) inherent, 2) processing, and 3) service discontinuities, activity-based pricing, synchronized planning, and virtual warehousing.
In Module Ten, you will learn to reconsider the services provided by the distribution center through rationalizing, accelerating/decelerating, and balancing.
To complete the Warehouse Management Certification portion of the course, you will learn to create a warehouse action plan to organize evolution, optimization actions to create fun and success, and project management to give guidance.