Warehouse and Inventory Management Certification Course

Get ready to master the art of warehouse and inventory management in just three days! Our certification training course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to manage your company’s inventory proficiently.

Don’t let the complexities of warehouse management intimidate you any longer. Our expert trainers will guide you through the entire process, from receiving to shipping. Sign up now to gain confidence in your abilities and take your career in logistics to the next level!

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  • Learn industry recommended warehouse and inventory management procedures and best practices.
  • Receive training from a warehouse and inventory management professional with 30+ years of experience.
  • Four ways to learn:¬†public class,¬†webinar,¬†self-study,¬†or¬†on-site¬†training.
  • Public class and webinar are limited to six students for maximum learning.
  • Certificate issued on completion.
  • Cost: Three-day class $2,295.00.
  • Available discounts and grants.

What Will I Learn in the Warehouse and Inventory Management Training Course?

What are the best practices in inventory management?

Have you ever asked yourself why we are still operating as we did 20 years ago? Why does management view the warehouse as a drain on company resources? Why does the sales department blame many of its problems on poor warehouse performance? Why do some distribution centers have excellent performance while ours struggle? This class is for you if you have asked yourself any of these questions.


How do you manage a warehouse effectively?

You will learn to efficiently control the day-to-day operations of this vital part of the supply chain process. You will learn best practices in warehouse management, including receiving, put-away, picking and shipping, overseeing and controlling the inventory of a company’s products. You will learn industry-recommended procedures to manage people, processes, and systems to ensure goods are received and dispatched appropriately and productivity targets are met. 

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Warehouse and Inventory Management Training Course Outline

Module 1: Highly Competitive Warehouse Management

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Best-in-Class Supply Chain Performance
  • Four Elements of Warehouse Optimization
  • Growth Path for Warehouse Optimization
  • Warehouse Maturity Scan

Module 2: The Challenge of Change

  • Change Management to Facilitate a¬†Change-Oriented Culture
  • Warehouse Strategy to Give Direction
  • Warehouse Action Plan to Organize Evolution
  • Optimization Actions to Create Fun and Successes
  • Project Management to Give Guidance

Module 3: Warehousing

  • Warehouse Justification
  • Material Handling
  • Warehouse Services
  • Warehouse Processes
  • Inbound Processes
  • Storage
  • Wave Planning
  • Outbound Processes

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Warehouse and Inventory Management Training Course Public Class and Webinar Schedule

  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., July 10-12, 2024
  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., August 7-9, 2024 Full
  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., September 4-6, 2024
  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., October 2-4, 2024
  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., November 6-8, 2024
  • Wed., Thurs., and Fri., December 4-6, 2024

Scheduled dates don’t work for you? Schedule your own start date (subject to availability).  Contact customer service to check date availability at info@academyofbus

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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.