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LGM 105 - Warehouse Management

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Survey of warehouse function, process, organization and operations. Includes analysis of warehouse location, operation, and management. Also includes controls and procedures, financial analysis, security, cargo/materials handling, and productivity.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze issues involved in locating warehouses.
  2. Examine warehouse operating and service procedures.
  3. Assess financial analysis of warehouse operations.
  4. Discuss warehouse security issues.
  5. Analyze warehouse handling systems.
  6. Compare warehouse utilization metrics and productivity improvement methods.

Outline:
  1. Understanding Today’s Warehouse
    1. Warehouse site selection
    2. Warehouse layout and design
    3. Private and public warehouses
  2. Warehouse Operating and Service Procedures
    1. Receiving
    2. Inspection
    3. Product mixing
    4. Consolidating shipments
    5. Distribution of shipments
    6. Packaging
    7. Cycle inventory
    8. Meeting  or exceeding customer expectations
  3. Warehouse Management from a Financial Perspective
    1. Usable space
    2. Utilization of cubic space
    3. Warehouse cost controls
    4. Product placement
  4. Warehouse Security
    1. Employee safety
    2. Hazardous materials
    3. Sanitation
    4. Stock controls
    5. Zoned access
    6. Perimeter security
    7. Conveyance inspection
  5. Warehouse Handling Systems
    1. Standard systems
    2. Automated systems
    3. Materials handling equipment
    4. Warehouse equipment
  6. Measurement and Improvement of Utilization and Productivity
    1. Cycle counts
    2. Orders fulfilled
    3. Number of days accident free