Warehouse and Inventory Management Certification 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Synchronized Planning
  • Virtual Warehousing

Module 10: Service Alignment

  • Rationalize
  • Accelerate/Decelerate
  • Balance