Date TimeNo. of Days Fees (Inclusive Taxes) Register
04/08/20222:00 PM - 5:00 PM24425

Introduction

In today’s competitive edge, all the organizations are gearing up to meet the challenges caused by market demand. The accent is on Improving Quality and Reducing Cycle Time & Cos.t. One of the methods employed is “Eliminate the Unnecessary and simplify the necessary. Stores Department & its people can contribute significantly to ensure the above.

Store personnel play an importa.nt Role in “Flow synchronization leading to cycle time as well as “Making Stores space available for value added work. Store is the custodian of Inventory and a single item mismatch / loss directly affects production plan & delivery schedule.

The people working in Stores must understand their Role & Responsibility as well as importance of Stores (Objective, Function, various Transactions in Stores & performan.ce of Stores) Stores can contribute to profit, it operates effectively with Modern Trends.

A stores manager must be able to

  • Manage stores, stockyards and inventory;
  • Plan, organise and coordinate inventory work;
  • Train, supervise and control stores executives

This Program teaches how that is done, and how to carry our stores management and stock control tasks effectively and professionally.

Course Content

  • The stores function in an enterprise and its main activities.
  • The need for efficient management of stores.
  • Health and safety, and accident prevention in stores, stockyards and warehouses.
  • Staff and managerial responsibilities for safety; protective clothing, safety equipment.
  • Storehouse buildings: factors regarding their location, design and layout.
  • Considerations regarding floors, entrances and exits, and sub-stores.
  • Planning in stores and stockyards, heating, ensuring efficiency of movement, stores maintenance. 
  • Stockyards: materials, location, design, layout, throughflow, protection of stored items.
  • Manual and powered stores equipment, materials handling, training of staff.
  • Storage, measuring and general stores equipment.
  • Facilitating orders and movement of stocks out of the stores.
  • Order picking, packaging, avoiding damages, the use of pallets and racks. 
  • Protection of stock against loss and damage, causes of spoilage, how to overcome these problems.
  • Storehouse and stockyard security, control over keys, prevention of theft and pilfering.
  • Fire prevention, fire drills and fire-fighting equipment.
  • Ordering stock items, documentation and planning.
  • Stock items, inventory identification, codes, creating and understanding coding systems. 
  • Stock records: their contents and uses, importance of accuracy.
  • Statistics and reports; the role and management of the stores office.
  • Procedures for stock receipts and issues, coordination with other departments; packing, despatch.
  • Setting stock levels, reorder levels, factors in levels set; cos.ts, ABC, EOQ, forecasting.
  • Stocktaking: reasons and purposes, procedures, spot checks, stock valuation, inspections.
  • Obsolete and obsolescent stock, disposal of unwanted goods.
  • Data and documentation, data safety, computer systems and backups.
  • Latest trends.