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Warehousing, storage & distribution workshop

This workshop is mainly aimed at candidates who undertake a variety of warehousing, storage and logistics activities.

  • When: 15 August 2017, 08:30 – 15:45
  • Where: Cape Chamber of Commerce, 33 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town

This workshop is mainly aimed at candidates who undertake a variety of warehousing, storage and logistics activities. The training is about the safe and efficient collection, management, storage, handling and dispatch of goods in a warehousing environment.

Course outcomes:

• The importance of good stock control
• Understanding stock and how it affects all departments
• Responsibility and accountability
• Control of documentation
• Access to stores, assertiveness and time management
• Receiving and despatching process
• Returns and back orders
• Storage of stock
• Standards and ethics
• Communication

Course content:

Introducing the Role

– Job description
– The role of the storage and distribution controller
– Responsibility and accountability

Practical Skills

– Basics of warehousing
– Maintain health, security & safety in the workplace
– Hygiene and pest control
– Develop effective working relationships with colleagues
– Effective receive/distribution of goods
– Dispatch goods and materials from a warehouse environment
– Placing goods in storage and effective accessing
– Evaluating loading facilities
– Environment support – waste management
– Packaging and displaying of stock
– Colour coding stock
– Handling damaged stock
– Standards and ethics in stores

Communication Skills

– Effective verbal and written communication
– Positive attitude
– Assertiveness skills
– Problem solving

Event organiser: Helga Smit on 021 402 4300 or email

Speaker profile:

Lionel Bourgeois, from Vetta Communication, has a wealth of knowledge in the fields of sales, customer service and management. Head hunted many times for his professionalism and ability to contribute meaningfully to careers in travel, technology, furniture and construction, he launched into opening VETTA Communication to coach, mentor and train today’s complex workforce. His mission is to offer all South Africans a clearer understanding of their positions, the need for growth and hope for a bright future.
No refunds for cancellations or no shows within 48 hours of the event.

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