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Warehouse Operations and Logistics Management

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

Warehouse management is essential to any logistics system, which is an essential part of supply chain management.  A warehouse is more than just a storage facility, and some warehousing process elements will play a substantial role in ensuring that the entire supply chain system functions efficiently. Achieving the full value of logistics requires a balance between logistics costs, customer satisfaction, and service levels.  This highly informative course will help you by critically reviewing all of the key elements within your warehousing and logistics operations.

This unique CPD certified course will show you how to identify and develop your logistics strategy, as well as the tools and techniques to reduce costs throughout your operations, we will also show you how to maximise the opportunities offered by new warehousing technologies. We will discuss materials handling and storage equipment solutions, we will also show the value of the supply chain as an integrated whole.  The course will look at selecting and implementing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) including the implementation of cross docking, staging and yard management.  All attendees will receive a full course pack to refer back to, and will have an opportunity to learn key insights on how to improve their operations.

Course content

  • Warehouse Strategy and Management
  • Lean Logistics
  • Selecting and Implementing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Improving Warehouse Layout and Product Flows
  • Materials handling equipment options to maximise efficiency
  • Barcode Scanning - 1D, 2D, SSCC, RFID
  • Picking, Putaway, Replenishment and Stock Counting Warehouse Strategies
  • Cross Docking, Staging and Yard Management
  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
  • Third Part Logistics (3PL) and Fourth Party Logistics (4PL)
  • Labour productivity measurement and reporting
  • KPI’s in Warehouse Management – inventory turns, OTIF

Who Should Attend?

Logistics Managers, Warehouse Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Strategic Planning Managers, Inventory Managers, Business Development Managers, Project Managers and others who would like a practical overview of logistics operations. Other experienced Managers or Supervisors looking for a fresh perspective and ways to reduce supply chain costs.

Certification

On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Points. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours. 

Cost

This course costs €365 (Early-bird) normal rate is €415. Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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