Mastering Warehouse Mechanics

  • Start Date

    26 Oct, 2021

  • End Date

    29 Oct, 2021

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

The main objective of this training course is to empower professionals with

  • Complete knowledge and understanding of warehouse mechanics
  • The overall skillset, capabilities and confidence to not only manage warehouse operations but innovate and introduce game-changing enhancements benefiting the organisation and in turn one’s career growth and progression
  • The confidence, knowledge and experience to train other professionals on warehouse mechanics
  • The perspective, exposure and understanding to carefully review existing systems and processes and devise ways to improve things through smooth change management
  • The understanding and knowledge to assess risks and make provisions to better manage risks to prevent increase in costs impacting organisational growth
  • The experience and confidence to increase warehouse performance and operations by identifying the correct metrics to be tracked and managed
  • The overall skillset and experience to gain a competitive advantage over others in handling warehouse mechanics and operations more efficiently



Components of the Receiving Process

  • Shipment identification
  • Product count
  • Product inspection
  • Receiving documentation


Improving Warehouse Receiving Efficiency

  • Labelling
  • Process
  • Inspection
  • Compilation of right metrics
  • Replenishment


Methods of Order Picking

  • Piece picking
  • Zone picking
  • Wave picking
  • Sorting systems
  • Pick-to-box method


Types of Replenishment Methods

  • Day or wave demand replenishment
  • Opportunistic replenishment
  • Top-off/lean-time replenishment
  • Combination
  • Emergency replenishment


Improving the Order Picking and Packing/Dispatching Processes

  • Conduct ABC analysis/order profiling
  • Select correct picking methodology
  • Use technology
  • Minimise handling and movement
  • Improve storage


Key Principles of Inventory Management

  • Demand forecasting
  • Warehouse flow
  • Inventory turns/Stock rotation
  • Cycle counting
  • Process auditing


Warehouse Analytics Strategies for Improving Warehouse Operational Efficiency

  • Predict demand more accurately
  • Plan for smarter inventory location
  • Make data meaningful, accessible and comprehensible
  • Enable complex supplier networks; reduce risks
  • React quicker to supply chain issues
  • Influence financial objectives
  • Manage multiple chains



Stores Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              4th – 7th May, 2021

2ND BATCH:             26th – 29th October, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
04 May, 2021 07 May, 2021
Start Date End Date
26 Oct, 2021 29 Oct, 2021
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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