Introduction to Warehouse Management

A to Z of Warehouse Management

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Becoming a Warehouse Manager is within your reach

Managing and optimising warehouse operations, material management in the warehouse environment, including SHE rules and requirements, preservation and storage of goods, inventory management, permit, regulatory, and compliance requirements including basics of supplier management; and redundant materials management – selling off of material. These are some of the skills you will need as a warehouse manager, and will gain in a day course. It will take you approximately 5-8 hours to complete this course.

Think of this as warehousing job training but for busy managers or those that would like to get into the warehousing and logistics industry but have never engaged in formal warehouse training. This warehouse training program was designed to assist both the warehousing veteran with multiple years of real world experience, but no formal knowledge as well as the those who are new and eager to take up this exciting career.

Skills you will need

It will be advantageous if you are already part of the warehouse process, part of facilities management or potential managers in materials and/or Inventory Management.

What to expect

This e-learning course consists of eleven sections. It will give you the overview of the basics of running a warehouse, which is often forgotten by even the most experienced warehouse managers. All the course material is available to you forever, whenever, where-ever you need it!

There is a workbook which you can download in the beginning of the course which will make your journey to a warehouse manager even easier!


Skills you will learn

Plan, develop, or implement warehouse safety and security programs and activities.

Confer with department heads to coordinate warehouse activities, such as production, sales, records control, or purchasing.

Schedule or monitor air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of products or materials.

Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets, or equipment and order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements.

Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.

Meet the Team

Hi! I am Ana Oldnall, and I am an e-learning designer at eduKazi, where I specialise in mobile learning, augmented reality, graphic design and digital instructional design. I have developed numerous online & offline courses focusing on logistics and the supply chain management. I hold an APICS BSCM certificate, APICS Train the trainer, Manage Logistics Operations as well Production & Inventory Management qualifications. Not only am I specialist in the logistics and supply chain industry and elearning design, I have a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Technology (BTech). I will be your guide and contact point throughout the course.

Chris Boshoff, the subject matter expert in this course, has worked within the supply chain industry for over 40 years. Chris has worked in some of the largest parastatal power utilities and has worked in and managed various supply chain functions including Materials Management, Inventory Optimisation, Cataloguing, Procurement, Imports, Assets Disposals, Succession Planning, Training and Development of the Commercial staff.

But wait, there’s more! Chris also has the following qualifications: APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Management Development Programme (Potch University) as well as being a Lead Auditor for ISO 9000.

Class Curriculum

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  Section 1: Why We Need Warehouses
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  Section 2: Types of warehouses
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  Section 4: Departmental interactions
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  Section 5: Stocktaking
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  Section 9: Permits and regulatory compliance
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  Section 10: Supplier Management
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  Final assessment
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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