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An Intensive 5 Day Training Course

Warehouse Operations and Management

Advanced Techniques for Managing & Improving Warehouse, Inventory,
Stock Control, Spares, Export and Import Logistics

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Code Date Venue Fee($)
MM109 29 Sep - 03 Oct 2019 Dubai - UAE 4,950

*All fees are exclusive of VAT


Why Choose this Training Course?

This training course has been specifically designed to develop the competency of personnel in the warehouse, inventory and logistics functions of an organization by improving their skills, knowledge and understanding. Productive management of the warehouse and inventory control function is essential to the dynamic support of an organization’s operations, they are vital to provide excellent customer service.

This training course will feature:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn to improve performance in the stores function
  • Consider how to utilize the most modern inventory techniques
  • Discover the importance of dynamic supply chain management
  • Develop their skills in managing stores and inventory personnel
  • Master techniques for dealing with operational challenges
  • Plan for export and import logistics

Target Audience

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit the following individuals:

  • Stock, Warehouse and Logistics/Distribution Professionals
  • Non-warehouse people who need to gain an awareness of the issues and key drivers of stock control operations
  • Personnel involved in export and import logistics

Training Methods

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilize a variety of proven highly interactive adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. Participants will learn by active participation during the programme through the use of the programme manual, exercises, training videos and discussions of “real life” issues in their organization.

Daily Agenda

Day One: The Principles of Warehouse Operation

Competency Description: Warehouses are complicated areas of any business and in order to manage effectively a supervisor requires to appreciate the complexities of the operation.

Key behaviours

  • Warehouse as a function of the larger organisation
  • Understanding the principles of the warehouse
  • Appreciating warehouse management systems

Topics to be covered

  • Functions of a modern warehouse
  • Where warehouses fit in the supply chain
  • Streamlining the flow of material
  • Utilizing warehouse management systems
  • Measuring warehouse performance
  • Effective utilization of bar coding
  • Employing the latest technology

Day Two: Organizing the Warehouse for Flow

Competency Description: Understanding the flow and the equipment required is essential to have a smooth running warehouse.

Key behaviours

  • Evaluating the various phases of a warehouse
  • Understanding the roles of the phases
  • Uses the correct equipment for the task
  • Able to schedule and calculate space allocation

Topics to be covered

  • Layout Options
    • Receiving options
    • Storage options
    • Picking/assembly options
    • Dispatching options
    • Using the floor and the height space
    • Organising for flow
  • Methods and Equipment
    • Selecting fork lift trucks
    • Selecting racking
    • Warehouse structures
    • Loading bays
    • Implications for warehouse layouts
    • Operational timings and planning

Day Three: Managing the Spares and Inventory Control Function

Competency Description: Spares and Inventory Control are important functions in an organization which can be an expensive overhead if not correctly managed.

Key behaviours

  • Understanding the principles of inventory control
  • Be aware of the costs of inventory
  • Create methods to reduce costs in inventory
  • Be able to maintain high customer service

Topics to be covered

  • The function of stock and spares
  • Utilizing consignment inventory
  • Moving to supplier managed inventory
  • Lessons from the Japanese - just in time inventory
  • Reducing excess and obsolete inventory
  • Measuring inventory management performance

Day Four: Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification

Competency Description: It is essential to be able to understand how to manage inventory and ensure that the there is the correct stock of spares available with reduced costs.

Key behaviours

  • Learning strategies
  • Know how to implement inventory control strategies
  • Understanding of inventory classification

Topics to be covered

  • Effective strategies for inventory management
  • Inventory accuracy and control
  • Handling WIP (Work-In-Progress) inventory
  • Three-dimensional inventory classification and segmentation (ABC)
  • Using inventory classification to drive efficiency
  • Replenishment methods and strategies

Day Five: Export and Import Logistics Management

Competency Description: Export and Import Logistics can be an expensive function and the delivery of product has an essential role in the organization.

Key behaviours

  • Know how to use the correct mode of transport
  • Be aware of internal and external customer requirements
  • Giving powerful feedback to increase optimum performance

Topics to be covered

  • Managing the export and import function
  • Using tools for export
  • Customs
  • Understanding export customers’ requirements
  • Consideration of lead time in imports
  • Methods of transport

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PetroKnowledge Training


Warehouse Operations and Management
Advanced Techniques for Managing & Improving Warehouse, Inventory,
Stock Control, Spares, Export and Import Logistics


Code Date Venue Fees
MM109 29 Sep - 03 Oct 2019 Dubai - UAE $4,950



Why Choose this Training Course?

This training course has been specifically designed to develop the competency of personnel in the warehouse, inventory and logistics functions of an organization by improving their skills, knowledge and understanding. Productive management of the warehouse and inventory control function is essential to the dynamic support of an organization’s operations, they are vital to provide excellent customer service.

This training course will feature:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

Target Audience

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit the following individuals:

Training Methods

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilize a variety of proven highly interactive adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. Participants will learn by active participation during the programme through the use of the programme manual, exercises, training videos and discussions of “real life” issues in their organization.

Daily Agenda

Day One: The Principles of Warehouse Operation

Competency Description: Warehouses are complicated areas of any business and in order to manage effectively a supervisor requires to appreciate the complexities of the operation.

Key behaviours

Topics to be covered

Day Two: Organizing the Warehouse for Flow

Competency Description: Understanding the flow and the equipment required is essential to have a smooth running warehouse.

Key behaviours

Topics to be covered

Day Three: Managing the Spares and Inventory Control Function

Competency Description: Spares and Inventory Control are important functions in an organization which can be an expensive overhead if not correctly managed.

Key behaviours

Topics to be covered

Day Four: Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification

Competency Description: It is essential to be able to understand how to manage inventory and ensure that the there is the correct stock of spares available with reduced costs.

Key behaviours

Topics to be covered

Day Five: Export and Import Logistics Management

Competency Description: Export and Import Logistics can be an expensive function and the delivery of product has an essential role in the organization.

Key behaviours

Topics to be covered

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