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Logistics Education And Pathways: Warehousing Operations

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Overview

Logistics Education And Pathways: Warehousing Operations

Course Description

This course is structured to prepare entry-level and supervisory-level employees in warehouse operations with a fundamental understanding of the physical, technological, process, and safety considerations of warehouse/distribution operations. Additional topics include: facility configuration, storage and handling techniques, metrics, customer service considerations, and the role of distribution operations in different industries. Includes exposure to bar-coding, picking and shipping processes, and storage and sorting systems.

Courses in this series (LOG 3500P, 3501P, 3502P, and 3503P) were made possible by a generous grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. Development of materials used in these courses were funded by a $24.5M TAACCCT grant awarded by the U.S Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration to the LINCS in Supply Chain Management Consortium.

If you are interested in having the tuition waived for this course, please see the Special Discount section below for application details. 

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Course Content
  • Unit 1 – Supply Chain Concepts
  • Unit 2 – Supply Chain Technology
  • Unit 3 – Managing Customer Relationships
  • Unit 4 – Warehousing and Its Function
  • Unit 5 – Receiving Goods at the Warehouse
  • Unit 6 – Putaway and Restocking
  • Unit 7 – Picking and Packing
  • Unit 8 - The Shipping of Goods
  • Unit 9 – Safe, Healthy, and Secure Working Environments
  • Unit 10 – Inventory Control
  • Unit 11 – Labor Performance Management
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Requirements & Materials
Important Information

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After you complete your registration follow the "How to Access Your Course Content" instructions which display on the session details (summary) page for this course.

This is a self-paced online course.  You may register anytime while registration is open and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Materials

Required

  • Computer with speakers to access online content

Provided

  • Access to online course content and optional reading materials until the course end date
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Session Details

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Who Should Attend

This program is currently open to and tuition-free for 16-24 year-old residents of Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, Cobb, Gwinnett, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, Henry, counties or active duty/veterans who will be moving to one of these counties. Residents of Newton, Walton, Jasper, Morgan and Rockdale who are accepted will be in the Summer/Fall 2017 pilot program which is limited to the first 100 qualified applicants. The age requirement is waived for the first 100 accepted into the Newton, Walton, Jasper, Morgan and Rockdale Summer/Fall 2017 pilot program. Active duty service members interested in participating in the LEAP courses as part of the VET2 program should contact James.Wilburn@pe.gatech.edu.

How You Will Benefit

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the physical, technological, process and safety considerations of warehouse/distribution operations.
  • Explain facility configuration considerations, representative storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and the role of distribution operations in different industries.
  • Discuss picking and shipping processes and material handling equipment
  • Describe the key operations that take place within a warehouse and how they relate to each other
  • Discuss the different warehouse operating/ownership models

Additionally, from the Common Core Concepts section students should be able to:

  • Discuss the key components of supply chain management
  • Draw a high-level supply chain network
  • Describe the role of technology in supply chain management
  • Discuss the importance of customer service in supply chain and how supply chain impacts customer relations

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