Warehouse Operations & Inventory Control

This hands-on and result-oriented program will ensure that your warehouse operation teams understand the importance of warehouse management to your key operations. Participants will learn the

Efficient warehouse operations and inventory control are critical to the success of any business with physical products. In this comprehensive course, you will learn the best practices and latest techniques to optimize your warehouse workflows, inventory management, and overall supply chain operations in the dynamic market.

We will cover key topics such as warehouse layout and design, inventory tracking systems, receiving and put-away processes, order picking and packing methods, shipping and transportation logistics, cycle counting, inventory accuracy, warehouse safety, and more. You will gain insights into leveraging technology like WMS, RFID, and barcode scanning for greater efficiency.

The course will provide an in-depth look at challenges unique to inventory management in Dubai, like managing multi-channel inventories across e-commerce, retail, and wholesale channels. You will learn how to account for factors like regulations, seasonality, lead times, customer demand patterns, and supply uncertainties while designing your inventory policies and warehouse operations.

Taught by experienced supply chain experts, this course aims to help warehouse and inventory managers, logistics professionals, and business owners in Dubai optimize their processes, reduce costs, improve accuracy, and achieve higher profitability. By the end of the course, you will be well-equipped to transform your warehouse into a lean, efficient, and world-class facility.

Course objectives:-

This hands-on and result-oriented program will ensure that your warehouse operation teams understand the importance of warehouse management to your key operations. Participants will learn the latest, effective warehouse management and lean warehousing management systems in the industry through our hands-on course leader.

Who should attend?

This workshop is beneficial to leaders and executives who manage cycle count, asset management, responsible for materials control, warehouse, logistics, purchasing, and uninterrupted delivery to customers.

Course duration: 5 days 

Course outlines

Read on to explore the detailed course content and discover how this program can empower you to excel in the world of warehouse operations and inventory control.

Module 1 –Warehouse Management

Introduction to Warehousing Management  

  • Importance of Warehousing
  • Problems in Warehousing
  • Stores Responsibilities and Organization
  • ERP and Warehouse Management Systems
  • Warehousing and E-Commerce environment
  • Types of Warehouses
  • Storage media
  • Warehousing Operations
  • Layout of the Warehouse
  • Storage Utilization and Organization
  • Stock Location
  • Fixed Versus Random Location

Warehousing Key Performance Indicators  

  • Service Level
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Resource Utilization
  • Stock Integrity
  • Financial aspects
  • Operational aspects

Module 2 Inventory Management

Selective Inventory Control

  • Types of Inventory Analysis
  • Pareto Analysis
  • ABC Classification
  • Inventory Turnover Control

Pull Inventory Control

  • Reorder Point Control
  • Periodic Review Control
  • Application of the Basic Economic Order Quantity

Effect of Lead Time and Demand Variability

  • Materials variability measurement
  • Choosing the optimum inventory system

Module 3 – Stock Audit

Item Coding Systems

  • Importance of Item Coding
  • Harmonized Coding
  • AIDC Systems
  • Bar-Coding
  • RFID

Stock Control

  • Stock level setting
  • Stock record mechanism
  • FIFO, LIFO storage control
  • Shelf life control
  • VMI systems
  • Consignment stocks

Stocktaking and cycle counting

  • Reason for Higher Physical Balance in the Inventory
  • Common Causes of inaccurate records and stock discrepancies
  • Procedures of Stocktaking
  • Dealing with Discrepancies

Module 4 – Material Storage and Handling

Storage types

  • Stacking
  • Racking

Handling Equipment

  • Conveyors
  • Powered Trucks

Small Parts and Spare Parts Warehousing

  • Vertical Rotary Racks
  • Horizontal Rotary Racks

Identifying Warehousing Resources

  • Little’s Law
  • Identifying required labor and equipment

Module 5 Warehouse Security, Safety, and Location Management

Warehouse Security, Safety, and Maintenance  

  • Security principles
  • Safety principles and rules
  • Housekeeping

Concept of 5S for Warehousing

Introduction to OSHA

  • Storage and Handling Symbols
  • Forklift Safety
  • Dock Safety
  • Chemicals Safety
  • NFPA Symbols
  • MSDS by OSHA 


In today's fast-paced business landscape, efficient warehouse operations and precise inventory control are crucial for a company's success. The Warehouse Operations & Inventory Control course in Dubai equips you with the tools and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of modern logistics. Whether you are an industry professional looking to upskill or someone aspiring to break into the world of supply chain management, this course is your gateway to success.

By enrolling in this program, you'll benefit from comprehensive modules that cover every aspect of warehouse management and inventory control, ensuring you are well-prepared to meet the challenges of this ever-evolving industry. Our experienced instructors will guide you through real-world case studies and practical exercises, enabling you to apply your learning immediately.

Upon successful completion of this course, you'll receive a certification that will not only boost your career but also signal to employers your commitment to excellence in this field.

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your professional profile and open doors to exciting career prospects. Join us on this journey to become a proficient warehouse and inventory management expert. Register today, and let's take your career to new heights together! Your future in the world of logistics starts here.

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