Level 3 Purchasing - Warehousing Operations - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 3 Purchasing – Warehousing Operations

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Warehouse Departments: receipts; replenishment or put away; stores; picking, packing, housekeeping and despatch
  • Bridge Between Supply and Demand: staging areas; cross-docking; keeping goods safe and secure; gathering; temporary storage
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS): ERP systems; radio frequency identification; human memory systems
  • Types of Warehouses: ambient warehouses; climate-controlled warehouses; automated warehouses; private warehouses; public warehouses; distribution centres; bonded warehouses
  • Warehouse Location Factors: proximity to customers and suppliers; buildings, floors, structures, and doors; receipt and dispatch docks; offices; lighting and heating; extensions; materials handling; mezzanine floors

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