Warehouse/Distribution Center Layout

Course Description

Do you work with problems involving the use of material handling equipment in plants, warehouses and other commercial enterprises? Focus on material handling and distribution problems from the source of raw material through manufacturing and distribution systems to the final consumer. All techniques presented are field-proven and derived from successful implementation. Case exercises are adapted from real situations and projects.

Sections

CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15548 Oct 27, 2015 Oct 29, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $2,500
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14260 Oct 28, 2014 Oct 30, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $2,500

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: www.scl.gatech.edu/orgdiscount) – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

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Who Should Attend

Industrial engineers and systems analysts, warehouse supervisors and team leaders, warehouse/distribution center managers, logistics and supply chain planners, planning teams for new or expanded facilities and leaders of supply chain and lean initiatives

How You Will Benefit

  • Improve throughput with systematic layout planning.

  • Reduce handling costs in storage and order picking.

  • Group materials for efficient handling and storage.

  • Plan for expansions and new facilities.

  • Improve the performance of warehouse and distribution facilities.

  • Increase layout planning productivity and effectiveness.

  • Offer practical approaches to storage, order picking, packing, material movement and physical control.

  • Streamline material flow in warehouses/distribution centers.

Content

  • Typical approaches to layout planning

  • Three fundamentals of layout planning

  • Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)

  • Profiling and inventory analysis

  • Handling and storing equipment

  • Classical layouts and flow patterns

  • Flow of materials analysis

  • Estimating space requirements

  • Material handling methods

  • Evaluation of alternative plans with costs and intangibles

  • Detailed layouts

  • Organizing your layout project

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown

Instructors