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Warehousing, Operations and Disposal

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Nov 14 - Nov 17, 2017
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1099 O
Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1099 O
May 15 - May 18, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1099 O
Jul 31 - Aug 03, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1099 O
Sep 18 - Sep 21, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1099 O
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Course overview

Learn about basic storage and warehousing of materials, supplies, furnishings and equipment used in federal agencies.Become proficient as a warehousing manager and as a member of the property management team for the life-cycle management of personal property. Receive valuable information on the complex responsibility of warehousing, inventory management and the disposal process.

Related Certificate Program:
This course is part of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Personal Property Management.

Additional Information:
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Who should attend?

Anyone concerned with receipt, storage and shipping operations; those involved in warehouse safety practices and regulations, and security; those who need to know about the interface of inventory management and storage; those concerned with the use of materials handling equipment; those who need to know how to implement a space utilization design, and a storage locator and retrieval system.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe accountability in the receiving process
  • Explain how to receive hazardous materials
  • Differentiate among the various aspects of warehousing, including utilization of space, locator systems and materials handling equipment (MHE)
  • Define storage management, including types of storage, space requirements, floor plans and layout, and storage aids and accessories
  • Summarize the importance of security in inventory management

Course outline

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Day One


       Warehouse Basics
       Why have warehouses
       Future of warehouses
       Warehouse fundamentals

How Are We Doing and How Do We Know
       Why measure performance
       Performance measurement Basics
       What to measure

Day Two

Improving Warehouse Operations and Automation
       Incremental process improvements
       Warehouse automation

Warehousing Profiling - What is it?

       The process
       Hazardous materials

Day Three

Warehousing and Storage Management
       Utilizing space
       Locator systems
       Materials handling equipment (MHE)
       Planning the operation
       Hazardous storage area codes (HSACs)
       Storage space requirement factors
       Storage aides and accessories

Warehousing Slotting

Inventory Management
       Procedures for inventory management
       Security in inventory management

Day Four

Inventory Management (continued)

Utilization and Disposal
       Definitions, regulations and codes
       Disposal: from excess to surplus property
       Packaging, shipping, marking and labeling

Occupational Safety and Health Programs
       Workplace health and safety
       Suggestions for workplace safety

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