Excellence in Warehouse Management: How to Minimise Costs and Maximise Value
1: The Role of Warehousing and Stores.
Warehousing and the supply chain.
Strategic aspects of warehousing.
The value chain.
Modern warehouse operations.
2: Inventory, Stock Analysis and Classifying Products.
Product handling groups.
Inventory management: why hold stock?
Inventory costs and service.
Inventory and statistics.
How much stock should be held?
Questions about inventory.
3: Stock Control.
Continuous or periodic stock checking.
Security and preventing loss.
4: The Warehouse and Operational Principles.
Location methods in the warehouse.
Methods of picking.
Organising for flow.
The aisle width decision.
6: Warehouse Information Communications Technology.
Importance of information.
Decision-making and ICT.
Improvements with ICT.
Warehouse ICT applications.
Health and safety at work.
Management of health and safety.
Health and safety arrangements.
Warehouse health and safety risks.
Fork-lift trucks: health and safety.
8: Productivity, Cost and Service.
Framework for analysis.
Key productivity drivers.
Determining pricing and charging.
Users’ views of third parties and the marketplace.
Selecting third parties.
10: People Management.
Work objectives and performance.
Warehouse picking operatives.
11: Developments and Trends.
Supply chain impacts on stores and warehousing.
Reverse logistics and customer returns.
The supply chain.
Useful Information and Websites.
He has written 3 books, various learning and technical material and a wide range of articles. Stuart is joint writer of Learning Material for e-learning (which won the 2000 Institute of Logistics and Transport Award for Excellence in Information, Communications and E-commerce).
" In Stuart Emmett, we have not only one of the countries acknowledged leaders in training, but who also has the practical background to relate this to the real problems faced by managers ". --John Perry, Managing Director Scala Consulting Ltd.
" Thank you for your support and help over the last 12 months". --Dorothea de Carvalho, Director of Professional Development, Institute of Logistics and Transport.