F-PM006 Warehouse Management and Operations

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F-PM006 Warehouse Management and Operations 2019-02-12T13:24:59+00:00

Project Description

This highly popular training course in Dubai will enable Supply Chain Professionals to understand how to improve the operations of any warehouse by implementing lean operating processes, by intelligently managing inventory, and by establishing a performance management program that ensures continuous improvement. An effective warehousing strategy can be a powerful competitive weapon.

Why attend

Best-practice warehouses deliver superior customer satisfaction and return on investment by functioning as a tightly-integrated part of a company’s value chain.  The purpose of this course is to show how to implement all of the essential tools for the effective management of warehouses and stores. This training course includes how to evaluate procedures and how to improve methods by eliminating wasteful activities and excess costs.

This training course will feature:

  •      Locating, structuring, and operating the warehouse
  •     Implementing Lean principles in the warehouse
  •     Crafting an inventory strategy using Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) segmentation
  •     Role of the warehouse in the value chain
  •     Creating a metrics program and establishing an executive KPI dashboar

Course Objectives

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

  • Develop an understanding of the role of warehouse in the end-to-end supply chain.

  • Learn best practices for warehouse operating processes

  • Develop an inventory strategy in the warehouse

  • Leverage information technology to improve visibility

  • Develop a performance management program to and drive positive change.

  • Test your emergency plans through simulated scenarios and experience the pressures in decision-making by taking part in an emergency response exercise.

  • Assess the arrangements you have in place for disaster recovery .

Who should attend

This training course will benefit a number of participants from different parts of the organisation including those who have an intermediate knowledge of the supply chain.
This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

• Warehouse and distribution professionals
• Procurement, buyers and purchasing professionals
• Production and manufacturing professionals
• Logistics professionals
• Supply chain generalists

Course Outline

Warehouse Infrastructure Strategies
Warehouse location strategy
Options in warehouse layout and design
Classes of warehouses
Warehouse automation
Information technology (IT) in the warehouse
Industry variations
Warehouse Operating Processes and Principles
Key functional processes from receiving to picking and shipping
Optimizing the flow of goods across processes
Advanced processes – break-bulk, cross-docking, mixing, assembly
Cycle counting, conducting a physical inventory audit, Implementing Lean principles in the warehouse, Continuous improvement and managing change
Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification
The function of inventory
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

The workshop

This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as presented on the next column based on percentage of the total tuition hours:



Workshops & Work presentation


Case Studies & Practical Exercises


Videos, Sofware & General Discussion


The course instructor may modify the above training methodology before or during the course for technical reasons with no prior notice to participants.

Falcon Consulting Professionals is established in Greece for the last 15 years in the areas of technical consulting and professional training for the local industries. Falcon is expanding in GCC, aiming to provide the best consulting and training solutions to the industries of the region. Falcon’s instructors are accredited trainers and highly experienced in their fields, as well as adult training. We aspire to build our business relationships on mutual trust. The achievement of results with an emphasis on innovation and sustainability, quality, cost analysis and time scheduling are non-negotiable from the conceptual phase of the training.