Course detail: Warehouse and Distribution Center Layout Seminar

Description

A well-planned warehouse layout will help you reduce operating costs by improving warehouse processes and inventory control. In this course, you will learn to apply field-proven techniques, which focus on layout planning, methods selection, space optimization, and material handling to make your layout the most efficient it can be.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Improve the performance of warehouses and distribution facilities.
  • Increase the productivity and effectiveness of those responsible for layout planning.
  • Provide practical approaches to storage, order-picking, packing, material movement, and physical control.
  • Streamline material flow in warehouses and distribution centers.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Industrial engineers and systems analysts
  • Warehouse supervisors and team leaders
  • Managers of warehouses and distribution centers
  • Logistics and supply chain planners
  • Planning teams for new or expanded facilities
  • Leaders of supply chain and lean initiatives
  • Architects
 
Program Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas sponsored educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in one of our online courses, please email lpe@ku.edu or call 913-897-8530 at least four weeks prior to the start date.


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Course Resources
Warehouse Seminar Outline (PDF Document)

Available sessions