National Seminars Group
National Seminars Group presents
 

How to Organize Regulate and Tighten Inventory Control in the Warehouse On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

Learn how to identify — and solve — pesky problems with employee performance . . . shrinkage . . . cycle counts . . . and much more.

Course Description/Agenda


You
can’t afford to have one glitch in your system
because inventory is company money. If deliveries
come in late or employees don’t follow the correct
procedures for reporting damaged merchandise, that’s
money down the drain.

You’ve done everything humanly possible to
sidestep problems in your inventory-control system.
If you’re like most warehouse managers, you’ve even
rolled up your sleeves, gotten your hands dirty and
gone in for a closer look.


There are 1,001 places a serious mistake can
happen in a warehouse. Unlike most managers and
supervisors who only have to handle paperwork, you
have to keep track of all the paperwork, plus
physical inventory ... orders ... deliveries ... and
much more.


That’s a lot resting on your shoulders. One wrong
number on an order form or one pallet of misplaced
stock can set up an expensive chain of events for
which you get blamed.


Wouldn’t it be great if you could tell where
trouble is brewing in your warehouse and stop it in
its tracks?


You can. Attend this seminar designed for
warehouse managers — like you — who want to plug up
potential weak spots before a costly error happens
... streamline record-keeping responsibilities ...
and cut down on shrinkage.


When you put these strategies to work, you’ll be
amazed at how much more smoothly your warehouse
runs. Plus, you’ll know that both the physical and
the paper-pushing sides of inventory control are up
and running at optimum efficiency.




What You'll
Learn:

 


Have you ever ...



  • Lost a customer because you thought you had
    more merchandise on hand than you really did?

  • Taken a loss because damaged merchandise
    hadn’t been documented?

  • Had to deal with delivery people who fouled
    up your schedule by being consistently late?


Come to this seminar and learn how to sidestep these
and other barriers to a first-rate inventory-control
system.



Who Should
Attend?


 


Warehouse managers and supervisors who want to
learn how to identify — and solve — pesky problems
with employee performance ... shrinkage ... cycle
counts ... and much more.





Workshop
Agenda:


 


Confidently Troubleshoot Inventory Problems



  • How to develop an audit system your
    employees will take a personal stake in

  • How to recognize — and eliminate — system
    procedures that are “planned failures”

  • A sure technique that’ll get — and keep —
    warehouse workers motivated for every job

  • A valuable checklist you can use to choose
    the right physical inventory service for your
    warehouse

  • How to get the best performance out of
    nonwarehouse personnel when their work affects
    what you do

  • Expert insight on what an acceptable
    tolerance is on a cycle count

  • How to ensure that your variability
    measurements are as accurate as possible


 


Master Techniques for Slashing Shrinkage



  • How to determine if shrinkage is accidental
    ... or if it’s deliberate

  • How to establish a training policy that’ll
    prevent shrinkage before it starts

  • How the shelf life of a product should
    affect the way you’re handling inventory

  • How to impress upon warehouse employees the
    importance of high-value and fragile items

  • How your product placement could lead to a
    serious shrinkage problem

  • The steps you need to take if you think your
    shrinkage problem is really theft

  • Count's off? Learn the inside secrets to
    picking up the trail of an accountability
    problem

  • Why the “no ticket, don’t pick it” rule is a
    must for every warehouse ... and how you can
    enforce it


 


Sharpen Your Inventory Know-How



  • How to document a process so you know, for
    sure, if it should be fine-tuned ... eliminated
    ... or left alone

  • Believe it or not! Inventory problems caused
    by customers and vendors ... plus tips on
    solving these business-busters

  • Valuable techniques that’ll help you keep
    the “blizzard” of paperwork down to a minimum

  • How to “put your foot down” with vendors so
    they’ll pay attention to your deadlines

  • Warehouse record-keeping tips that could
    make a difference in your company’s bottom line

  • How to streamline schedules so delivery
    people and warehouse personnel won’t slow each
    other down

  • The top 3 warehouse time-wasters ... and
    what you can do to sidestep these
    efficiency-stealers

  • BONUS! The best way to choose your process
    measurement points

  • A charting technique you can use to find out
    if a procedural change you’ve made is on target


 


Expertly Establish Total Quality Standards



  • Running ahead of schedule? How to take full
    advantage of unexpected free time

  • How you can get warehouse employees to work
    as a team ... even when you’re dealing with
    “rookies”

  • What you must do to get a PC’s inventory
    availability numbers to match what’s actually on
    hand

  • The first action you should take when your
    warehouse cycle counts are off

  • How to make sure your employees are keeping
    accurate accounts on damaged merchandise

  • Because you can’t look over everybody’s
    shoulder ... how to prepare employees to
    fire-fight “minicrises”

  • How to get veteran employees to see beyond
    “this is the way we’ve always done things”

 

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