Warehouse and Inventory Management Certification Course Outline

Module 1: Highly Competitive Warehouse Management

Competitive Advantage
Best-in-Class Supply Chain Performance
The Clean Socks Experiment
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
VAL
Cross-dock

Module 4: Warehouse Management  Systems

WMS Modules
Real-time Communication
Material Handling Control
Interfaces

Module 5: Effective Warehouse Management

Service Level Agreements
Standard Operating Procedures
Activity-Based Costing
Performance Indicators

Module 6: Process Efficiency

Service Level Improvement
Efficiency Improvement
Compact Storage

Module 7: Responsive Warehouse  Management

Justification
Capacity Planning
Wave Management
Task Management

Module 8: Resource Utilization

Utilization Improvement
Cut
Activate
Postpone
Space Utilization

Module 9: Collaborative Warehouse  Management

Discontinuities
Activity-Based Pricing
Synchronized Planning
Virtual Warehousing

Module 10: Service Alignment

Rationalize
Accelerate/Decelerate
Balance