Engineering The Warehouse Course

Engineer efficient warehouse operations. Join this course to develop skills in designing and optimizing warehouse layouts, workflows, and processes for enhanced efficiency. BMC Training offers Engineering The Warehouse Course in Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory Courses.

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  • 144 Training Sessions
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  • Three Weeks
Engineering The Warehouse Training Course

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Washington , United States 23 - Jun - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 40500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 2 - Jun - 2024 20 - Jun - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 2 - Jun - 2024 20 - Jun - 2024 23700 GBP
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Zurich , Switzerland 2 - Jun - 2024 20 - Jun - 2024 26100 GBP
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Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 7 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 7 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 7 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 7 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 26100 GBP
Paris , France 14 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 23700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 14 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 27300 GBP
Dubai , UAE 14 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 16622.5 GBP
London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 24900 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 28 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 28 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 28 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 28 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 40500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 14 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 34500 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 22500 GBP
London , UK 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 24900 GBP
New York , United States 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 27300 GBP
Paris , France 11 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 23700 GBP
Dubai , UAE 11 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 16622.5 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 11 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 18 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 18 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 40500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 25 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 25 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 26100 GBP
Milan , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 22500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 11 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 34500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 22 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 22 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 26100 GBP
Paris , France 1 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 23700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 1 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 27300 GBP
Dubai , UAE 1 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 16622.5 GBP
London , UK 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 24900 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 15 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 15 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 15 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 15 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 40500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 1 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 34500 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 22500 GBP
London , UK 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 24900 GBP
New York , United States 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 27300 GBP
Paris , France 27 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 23700 GBP
Dubai , UAE 27 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 16622.5 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 27 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 40500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 13 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 13 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 26100 GBP
Milan , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 22500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 27 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 34500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 17 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 17 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 26100 GBP
Paris , France 24 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 23700 GBP
Dubai , UAE 24 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 16622.5 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 24 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 27300 GBP
London , UK 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 24900 GBP
New York , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 10 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 10 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 10 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 10 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 40500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 24 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 34500 GBP
Milan , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 22500 GBP
London , UK 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 17850 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 22500 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 26700 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 24900 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 38250 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 27300 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 23700 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 16622.5 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 27300 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 1 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 26100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 1 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 16650 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 1 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 25200 GBP
Washington , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 40500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 8 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 15900 GBP
Rome , Italy 8 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 23700 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 8 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 24900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 8 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 26100 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 22500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 34500 GBP

Course Syllabus

 Introduction

Our civilisation has passed through three major periods, the third of which began within the memory of most of us. The first was the age of Agriculture, the second great period was the Industrial Era, while the newest period is the Age of Information; the utilisation of computers and radio frequency terminals as common warehousing tools has taken place only in the last three decades, the goal of the course is to develop a better understanding between the third-party warehouse operator and the user of these services.

On completion of this course you should be able to: 

  • Explain the fundamental role warehousing provides in management of an effective logistics system.
  • List the functions of warehousing and discuss its value and elements.
  • Recognise the advantages and disadvantages of contract warehousing.
  • Explain the significance attached to warehouse operations.
  • List the elements of warehousing with a great clarity.

Course Outline

Module 1: Background of the Warehouse Industry

The Evolving Role of Warehousing

  • History of Warehousing
  • The changing role of Human Resources management
  • Warehousing as part of a logistics system
  • Globalisation of warehousing

The Functions of Warehousing

  • The Functions and alternatives of warehousing
  • Cost structure
  • The balance between risk and costs
  • The changing value of warehousing
  • Elements of warehousing

The Pros and Cons of Contract Warehousing

  • The Historical perspective
  • Is the contract primarily for Lending Institutions?
  • The "Evergreen" contract
  • The pricing challenge in contracts
  • Contracts and stability

Warehousing and Corporate Strategy

  • A mission statement for warehousing
  • The make or buy decision
  • Dealing with growth
  • What business are you in – or, should form follow functions
  • Motives for contracting out

Module 2: The Elements of Warehouse Management

Communications and Electronic Data Interchange

  • Warehousing forms
  • Damages
  • Stock status information
  • Communications and order picking
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Developing a standard procedure
  • EDI – How it looks from the warehouse
  • Justification for EDI
  • How does it work?
  • How widely has EDI been accepted?
  • The future of EDI

Packaging and Identification

  • Functions of a package
  • How the package affects warehousing
  • Effect on stacking
  • Packaging for utilisation
  • Identification
  • Container handling
  • Package design
  • Choosing a contract packager
  • A series of compromises

Transportation

  • Carrier selection
  • The bill of lading
  • Shipper's load and count
  • Released valuation
  • Terms of sale – F.O.B
  • Dealing with claims
  • The special problem of hazardous materials
  • Integrated logistics

Accountability

  • Title
  • Inventory responsibility
  • Product liability
  • Insurance
  • Summary of claims procedures

Starting-up or moving a warehouse operation

  • Reasons for finding another warehousee
  • Options for your next warehouse
  • Requirements definition
  • Finding the best location
  • Architectural features

Auditing warehouse performance

  • Quantifying warehouse space
  • Quantifying equipment utilisation
  • Quantifying productivity of people
  • Quantitative measures
  • Tracking accuracy
  • Account profitability

Module 3: Real Estate Aspects of Warehousing

Finding the Right Location

  • Location theory
  • Outside advisers
  • Requirements definition
  • Location models
  • The final decision process

The 21st Century Logistics Facility

  • Definitions and Concepts
  • Who uses logistics facilities?
  • Regional and national differences
  • The changing players in logistics
  • Seven megatrends
  • The location decision
  • The building design
  • Operational changes
  • Financial considerations
  • Conclusion and recommendations

Planning Warehouse Operations

  • Planning for Future uses
  • Space planning
  • Planning for people and equipment
  • Contingency planning
  • Postponement
  • Selecting a third-party operator

Protecting the Warehouse Operation

  • Preventing casualty losses
  • "Mysterious Disappearance"
  • Safety, Sanitation, and housekeeping
  • Verification of inventories and cycle counting

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