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Live Online: Advanced Warehouse Operations, Contracts & Claims

12-15 October 2020 | 4-Day Live Online | 1:30pm-5:00pm (SGT)

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Early Bird Rate: Register & Pay by 21 August 2020
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overview

This seminar offers advanced-level strategies in warehouse operations from global perspectives. Highlighting real-world case studies, attendees will explore practical approaches to inventory storage efficiency, process improvement, customer satisfaction and improving bottom lines.

Attendees will receive updates on global warehousing market trends & investments; and exercises in with productivity measurement & benchmarking, layout & asset optimisation; key considerations on financial management and third-party logistics contract negotiations. The employment of technology and value-added activities to meet customer requirements will also be explored. The programme offers immediately actionable insights to those seeking a better understanding of warehouse operations, technology adoption and transformation.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Warehousing market trends: market drivers, technology uptakes
  • Optimising warehouse operations: layout, processes and labour, etc
  • Review key metrics for warehouse performance and benchmarking
  • Assess and maximise efficiency of warehouse management
  • Lean/5s warehousing implementation
  • Explore warehouse technology and automation for productivity improvement
  • Review warehouse service and tender contracts
  • Cost budgeting, pricing and financial considerations
  • Value-add strategies in warehouse operations
  • Operating warehouses post Covid-19

Who Should Attend

  • Warehouse operations
  • Stock, Materials, Inventory controls
  • Logistics, Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Purchasing, procurement
  • Technology, Digital & Innovation Officers
  • Safety & Risk Management
  • Ground Operations
  • Investment, Sales & Marketing
  • Service Quality & Quality Control

pricing

Packages Price
Live Online LearningSGD $2876Early Bird

Register Group of 10 for SGD $12,950

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate only.
For Group Registrations, email register@informa.com or call +65 6508 2401

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.
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Trainer

Gwynne Richards
Director/Principal Consultant, Apprise Consulting

Gwynne has 40 years’ experience within logistics & supply chain management and is recognised for his ability in cost reduction and performance improvement for global clients.

He has worked for companies including Dawson Group, Lane Group plc, Danzas and DHL. He has managed contracts on behalf of Dupont, Dyson, Little Tikes, Miele, Nokia and Scottish Courage. Consultancy clients include household names in both the private and public sectors. His recent consultancy services include:

  • Audits of transport and warehouse operations, including warehouse & 3rd party contract audits, labour, space, equipment and cost
  • Performance measurement and benchmarking
  • Market research, competitor profiling, customer satisfaction and service optimisation
  • Evaluate, produce and manage Invitations to Tender for warehouse operators and 3PLs
  • Supply chain, transport optimisation, route planning & warehouse system reviews
  • Technology enablement, including voice-activated picking, RFID, mobile solutions, etc
  • Education & training to all levels of staff
  • Logistics & supply chain strategy reviews
  • Due diligence and expert witness
  • New build project management, change management and lean process

He is currently Chairman of the CILT Supply Chain Innovation awards committee and a judge for the SH & D awards. He runs CILT-accredited training courses in the UK, UAE, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Kenya, The Philippines and Thailand.

His book on Warehouse Management was published in June 2011 and is now in its third edition. He has co-written The Logistics and Supply chain toolkit with Susan Grinsted which is in its third edition and co-wrote The Logistics outsourcing handbook which was published in December 2019.

Live Online Learning

Stay Home. Skill Up!

The current Covid-19 pandemic has put strains on various areas of business, especially when it comes to deriving commercial value from new initiatives. During this phase of self-isolation and working from home, we can help you meet your professional development needs and you can still take your professional development plans to the next level.

To support your learning goals we have converted our face-to-face trainings to LIVE Online Sessions. This way you can continue to attend live and interactive training sessions within the virtual classroom space where you can see and speak, with your Subject Matter Expert and other participants.

Benefits of Live Online Learning

Aimed at offering you immediate, high-quality practical information whilst minimising time and expenditure associated with travelling, our digital training platform enables you to interact in real time with course directors and remotely network with your fellow participants.

  • Classroom Experience: Progress with fellow participants as you would in an on-site class
  • Guaranteed cost-effectiveness: Travel budget saving, plus 20% price advantage for online participation
  • Controlled environment with speakers managing the Q&A and discussions and tools for enhanced interactions
  • Module-based approach to effectively manage your time and revisions
  • Earn your Digital Certification and broadcast your achievements to your peers
  • Onboarding: Available for all attendees
  • Proven and secure training platform

 

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Agenda

MODULE 1

WAREHOUSING MARKET TRENDS

  • Market drivers across warehouse types
    • Bonded warehouses/ FTZ
    • Hazardous storage
    • Temperature controlled warehouses
    • Fulfilment centres
    • Returns centres
    • Own account operations
    • 3rd party logistics operations
  • Automation and digitalisation trends
  • Financial metrics – Business margin, cost, pricing, occupancy

 

WAREHOUSE PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION

  • Newbuild vs existing facilities
  • Utilisation (space, personnel, equipment)
  • Reliability, flexibility and costs
  • Common Performance-Type Measures:
  • Key Metrics (KPIs) for Warehouse Performance
  • Productivity indices
    • Receiving
    • Put away
    • Fulfillment
    • Safety KPIs
    • Dock to stock time (DTS)
    • Warehouse order cycle time
    • Carrying cost of inventory
  • Employee performance
  • Benchmarking
  • Supplier KPIs

 

DISCUSSION: OPERATING WAREHOUSES DURING & POST COVID-19

  • Safety protocol in warehouses
  • How Covid 19 is reconfiguring supply chain and impacts on demand
    • Inbound quantity forecast
    • Transportation providers
    • Disaster recovery planning
  • Inspection, certification & compliance issues post-Covid
  • Review and negotiate warehouse co

 

MODULE 2

BEST PRACTICES IN INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

  • Handling Bottlenecks and delays
  • Models and practices for improving inventory control
    • Layout – location as opposed to layout
    • Pareto Principle
    • ABC stratification system
    • Inventory error analyses
    • Cycle counting

 

WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

  • Warehouse Management process
  • Key considerations in selecting warehouse management systems

 

LEAN/5S IMPLEMENTATION IN WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

  • Handling seasonal/fluctuating demands
  • Handling increasing SKUs
  • 5S warehouse audit checklist

 

MODULE 3

OPTIMISING LAYOUT, EQUIPMENT AND PROCESSES

  • Receiving, storage processes
  • Optimising space
  • Loading/dispatching
  • Picking methodologies
  • Handling equipment

 

MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS, ROBOTICS AND AI

  • AI and ML applications in warehousing
  • Integration with existing equipment
  • AGV Systems
  • Automated Order Selection System
  • Sortation solutions
  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System
  • Case Study: Implementing Collaborative Robots

 

WAREHOUSE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • Cost reduction, forecasting & budgeting
  • ROIs
  • Pricing of Warehousing services
    • Transaction/unit rates
    • Fixed variable
    • Open book/cost plus
    • Outcome-based Models
  • 3PL contracts

 

MODULE 4

VALUE-ADD ACTIVITIES IN WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS – CASE STUDIES

  • QC (inspection) and testing
  • Packaging
  • Assembly and customizing

 

REVIEW AND NEGOTIATE WAREHOUSING CONTRACTS

  • Key considerations: RFI, RFP, RFQ negotiations
  • Key clauses, terms and conditions
  • Examples – Warehousing Servicing Agreement
  • Warehouse Receipts – T&Cs

 

WAREHOUSE LEGAL LIABILITY COVERAGE

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12 - 15 Oct 2020

1:30pm-5:00pm (SGT)
Live Online

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