Level 3 Logistics and Transport - Warehousing Operations - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 3 Logistics and Transport – Warehousing Operations

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Warehouse Departments: receipts; replenishment or put away; stores; picking, packing, housekeeping, 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, structure, doors; receipt and dispatch docks; offices; lighting; heating; extensions; materials handling; mezzanine floors
  • Health and Safety: health and safety policy; Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999; Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH); the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981; reporting of injuries; manual handling; fire risk; loading and unloading vehicles; pedestrian safety; site visitors; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); shift work; lighting; workplace temperature
  • Industrial Equipment: industrial trucks; charging batteries; platforms on lift trucks; conveyors; mechanical handling of waste materials; racking; using flat pallets; loading pallets
  • Housekeeping: safety; loss control rules; orderliness principles; maintaining warehouse equipment; examination of industrial trucks; scheduled maintenance; drivers’ maintenance logs
  • Receiving Goods: goods receipt process; vehicle arrival; assigning the carrier to a bay; loading bays; relative quantities of goods
  • Contingency Planning: stock and risk management; buffer stock

The above is the unit content for the Warehousing Operations unit found in the Level 3 qualification. To view more units, click here and select the “Units” tab.

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