In today’s business environment, warehouses can be the key link between success and positive cash flow or failure and overwhelming red ink.

Join our Warehouse & Inventory Management Training Course and understand how warehouse operations are important to fulfil clients’ requirements while utilising area, system, and exertions efficiently, meeting this intention requires regular planning of inventory and warehouse management.

Our Warehouse Management Certification Program in Muscat, Oman includes the strategic role of warehousing in the broader context of supply chain management and logistics, best and the latest methods to store and protect high value inventories, best practices of a modern warehousing, methods to achieve record accuracy and successful cycle counting, method of auditing the warehouse, operational and financial performance aspect of warehousing etc.,

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Warehouse & Inventory Management Certification in Muscat, Oman

Course Contents:

Introduction to Warehousing and Inventory

  • Definition of inventory
  • Importance of inventory and warehousing
  • Warehouse location
  • Types of warehouses
  • Strategic warehousing
  • Distribution centers and cross docking
  • Role of the Warehousing and Inventory Manager

Warehouse Operations

  • Warehouse functions – Receipt, inspection, storage and retrieval
  • Warehouse design and layout
  • Packaging and shipping
  • Safety and security in warehousing
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Scrap disposal

Materials Handling

  • Principles of Material Handling
  • Material handling equipment
  • Unitization and Palletization
  • Automation in warehousing – Pick-to-light, Put-to-Light, use of robots
  • Modern storage systems

Inventory Management

  • Types of Inventory
  • Costs Associated with Inventory
  • Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)
  • Limitations of the EOQ approach
  • Selective Inventory Control Techniques like ABC, VED, FSN etc.
  • Vendor Managed Inventories

Managing Uncertainties

  • Uncertainties associated with Inventory
  • Lead Time – Internal and External
  • Service Level
  • Re-order level
  • Buffer stock
  • Replenishment systems – P system, Q system etc.

Managing Inventory Records

  • Inventory record keeping
  • Stock counting methods
  • Managing discrepancies and surplus
  • Managing obsolescence
  • Inventory valuation – FIFO, LIFO, Weighted average etc.

Managing Warehouse Performance

  • Measuring warehouse performance – key metrics
  • Managing outsourced warehouses
  • Warehouse Management System
  • Warehouse communications
  • UPC
  • RFID
  • Risk Management in warehousing

Sustainability in Warehousing

  • Sustainability – The Triple Bottom line
  • Sustainable warehouse practices
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Energy efficiency
  • Reverse logistics

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