"Introduction to Warehouse Operations Management Warehouse Management Warehouse Management Anna Trzuskawska Grzesińska 1"
Warehouse Management Warehouse Management Anna Trzuskawska - Grzesińska 1 Warehouse Management Objective The objective of the lecture is to trigger a student thought process in understanding the concept of warehouse management. During the lecture the students will discuss: - the role of the warehouse in a company and in a supply chain - the logistic processes in the warehouse, - material and products flows in the warehouse, - practical aspects of the warehouse management. The lecture will leverage the student’s knowledge and experience by encouragement for sharing them but it will also use case studies about different companies. 2 Warehouse Management Scope 1) Introduction to logistics a. The role of logistics c. Logistics processes in a company / supply chain d. Information in logistics systems 2) Warehouse within a company / supply chain a. The roles & functions of a warehouse in a company / supply chain b. Warehouse operation’s influence on the company results c. Measures and metrics of warehouse operations 3) Logistic in warehouse a. Logistic process within a warehouse b. Identification and classification of materials c. Localization of materials in a warehouse 3 Warehouse Management Scope 4) Materials and products in the warehouse a. Managing the material/products turns in warehouse (FIFO/LIFO), b. Warehouse documentation, c. Information flows in the warehouse • Incoming information • Outgoing information • Processing and converting information d. The information systems in the warehouse • ERP • WMS • Bar code • RFID 4 Warehouse Management Scope 5) Practical aspects of warehouse management a. Problems and issues in receiving processes b. Problems and issues in shipment processes c. Cycle count d. ABC classification 5 Warehouse Management Schedule Lectures take place every second week. 6 Warehouse Management Rating / grades Points & Grades: 100-93 - 5 A 92-85 - 4,5 B 84-77 - 4 C 76-69 - 3,5 D 68-61 - 3 E < 61 - 2 F Design of warehouse processes max: 60 points Extra points for tasks during the lectures max: 40 points TASK 7 Warehouse Management Vocabulary 1. Goods flow 11. Transaction 2. Inbound / Outbound 12. Supply chain 3. Vendor 13. Distribution Center 4. Sales Order 14. Inventory 5. Pick list 15. Shipment 6. Packing list 16. Delivery 7. Stock 17. Cycle count 8. Order lines 18. SKU 9. Shipment documents 19. LSP / 3PL 10. Invoice 20. Inventory accuracy 8 Warehouse Management Warehouse Education and Research Council http://www.werc.org/ 9 Warehouse Management Warehouse „In the past, warehouse management could focus solely on controlling the movement and storage of materials within an warehouse operation and processing the associated transactions of picking, packing, shipping and receiving. However, today’s systems must integrate warehouse operations, so that visibility extends beyond the four walls of the warehouse and to the rest of the value chain.” 10 Warehouse Management Project 11 Warehouse Management Project Identify and characterize a company, Specify warehouse processes, Identify a business problem / inefficiency in the warehouse, Define root causes of the problem, Propose action plan to improve, Describe expected impact on company performance after implementation. 1 12