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Effective Storekeeping/Warehousing | In House

Effective Storekeeping

Effective Storekeeping/Warehousing - 1-day course for stores & warehouse personnel

Attendees will learn how the stores or warehouse function affects and contributes to both the profitability and efficiency of an organisation and the importance of controlling inventory.

Attendees are made aware of the significant investment stock represents and the necessity for strict control.

Contemporary methods and techniques for the efficient storage of inventory are explained along with emphasis on practical issues such as security, stock accuracy, optimising the use of space, reducing surplus and obsolete stock and stocktaking.

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  • In Company
  • United Kingdom

Suitability - Who should attend?

Intended for all stores and warehouse personnel who require a greater understanding and appreciation of their important role in inventory management and business efficiency. It is also suitable for those who manage and interface with the function and therefore need to be aware of the operational and financial benefits of an effective stores and warehouse activity.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of the course, attendees gain a 'CPD' (Continuing Professional Development) certificate as the course has third party accreditation.

Training Course Content

The Stores/Warehouse Function

The Importance of Good Service / Consequences of Failure / Interaction with Other Functions / Customer Service / Physical Security / Security through Administration and Technology.


Reasons for Holding Stock / Cost of Holding Stock / Controlling and Reducing Stockholding Costs / Product Knowledge / Stock Rotation / Traceability.

Stock Accuracy / Stock Recording

Necessity for Accuracy / Causes of Stock Errors / Getting Stock Accuracy / Receipts & Issues Procedures / Data Collection / Data Capture / Data Transfer / Bar Coding & RFID Systems.

Stores/Warehouse Planning and Design

Layout Planning / Receipts / Issues / Optimising the Efficiency of the Storage Area / Aisles Layout / Positioning of Products and Materials / 'Slotting' / Segregation / Storage Equipment / Materials Handling Equipment / Equipment Selection / Health & Safety Implications.

Order Picking & Stock Issues

Stock Retrieval / Improving Speed & Accuracy / Order Picking Methods / Pre-Posting & Pre-Routing / Fixed, Random & Combined Stock Location Systems.

Measuring Performance

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) / What Should be Measured? / Guidelines for the Development and Use of KPI’s / Example KPI’s.

Stock Control Systems

ABC Analysis / Basic Concepts of Quantity and Time Based Systems / Min-Max Systems / Topping Up Systems / Re-Order Systems / MRP / JIT.


Purpose / Periodic Stocktaking or Cycle Stocktaking / Treatment of Discrepancies / Surplus, Obsolete and Redundant (‘SLOB’) Stock / Reducing ‘SLOB’ Stock.

Case Studies & Team Exercises

Stores/Warehouse Layout / Reducing & Controlling Stockholding Costs / Improving Picking/Stock Issues / KPI's / Getting Stock Accuracy / Stocktaking.


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