Event Profile

Warehousing: Inventory, Materials Management, and Supervision

March 26 — 27, 2019
Mason Co. PUD #3
2621 E Johns Prairie Road
Shelton, WA 98584 
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This class is currently full. If you would like to be added to a wait list, please contact Gail Patterson at 360-816-1450 or gail@nwppa.org.

Who Should Attend:

Warehouse and materials management professionals.

Related Event:

Warehousing Overview: Shipping, Receiving, and Safety, February 26-27, 2019

Course Overview:

Day 1: Inventory Operations and Materials Management

This day is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of warehouse inventory operations and materials management. The class will address the physical and documentation aspects of the processes.

Topics covered:

  • The inventory process
  • Inventory categories
  • Inventory stock organization
  • ABC analysis
  • Inventory codes and locations
  • Inventory control
  • Replenishment
  • Inventory demand
  • Forecasting

Day 2: Inventory Control, Automation, Returns, and Supervision

This day is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of warehouse inventory control, returns, and automation. The class will address the physical and documentation aspects of the processes and includes a session on understanding and relating to warehouse management and supervision requirements. In addition, attendees will take a tour of a utility warehousing facility to see hands-on applications of industry benchmark operations.

Topics covered:

  • Inventory audits and cycle counts
  • Warehouse management systems
  • Industrial vending
  • Bar coding and RFID
  • The return materials process
  • Returns triage
  • Material disposition
  • Business implications
  • Personal leadership, supervision, and customers

Course Instructor:

Ellery Queen, Continuum Education+Training

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day, and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.

Course Location:

Mason Co. PUD No. 3
2621 E Johns Prairie Road
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 426-8255

Suggested Hotel:

Little Creek Casino Resort
91 West State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584
(800) 667-7711

No rooms have been blocked for this meeting. Please call the hotel or go online to get the best available rate for sleeping rooms.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 2/23/2019): $620
Utility Member Standard: $695

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 2/23/2019): $930
Associate Member Standard: $1,005

Non-member Early Bird (ends 2/23/2019): $1,860
Non-member Standard: $1,935

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

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