• To help the students in explaining the significance of Warehousing.
• To provide timely customer service,
• Tokeep track of items so they can be found readily & correctly
• Tominimize the total physical effort
• To minimize the cost of moving goods in & out of stage.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION WAREHOUSING
Introduction Warehousing – Basic Warehousing Decisions – Warehouse Operations – Types of Warehouses – Functions – Centralized & Decentralized – S rage Systems – Warehousing Cost Analysis – Warehouse Layout – Characteristics if Ideal Warehouse
UNIT II INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Inventory: Basic Concepts – Role in Supply Chain – Role in Competitive Strategy – Independent Demand Systems – Dependent Demand Systems – Functions – Types _ Cost – Need for Inventory – Just in Time
UNIT III INVENTORY CONTROL
Inventory Control – ABC Inventory Control – Multi-Echelon Inventory Systems – Distribution Requirement Planning – Bull Whip Effect – Using WMS for Managing Warehousing Operations
UNIT IV MATERIALS HANDLING
Principles and Performance Measures Of Material Handling Systems – Fundamentals of Material Handling – Various Types of Material Handling Equipments – Types of Conveyors – Refrigerated Warehouses- Cold Chain- Agri SCM
UNIT V MODERN WAREHOUSING METHODS
Modern Warehousing – Au mated S rage & Retrieval Systems & their Operations – Bar Coding Technology & Applications in Logistics Industry – RFID Technology & Applications – Advantages of RFID
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
At the end of the course, the students will be able to get complete insight in to warehouse concepts, various inventory control techniques and application of inventory management in supply chain.