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Training Course on Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management


About The Course

Course Description

Warehouse management does not just deal with the storage of goods but also has implications on risk-bearing and management, pricing, etc. What does Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management entail? Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management involves controlling various aspects of warehouse operations, from receiving and storing items to retrieving and shipping them. Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management is an integral part of manufacturing and distribution processes, in conjunction with inventory management. It mainly aims to maximize warehouse efficiencies, reduce operating costs and ensure customer satisfaction.

Further, Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management includes functionalities to optimize stock, while increasing the efficiency of staff and accuracy of inventory, and includes key processes involving workflows, inventory counting, etc.

This Training Course on Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management offered by Phoenix Center for Policy, Research and Training will empower participants with complete understanding and knowledge of advanced warehouse management. Through this certification course, participants will learn advanced ways of managing warehouse operations to increase the overall performance of warehouse staff. This Training Course on Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management will provide participants with the confidence and experience to independently and successfully manage complex warehouse operations and successfully complete them, thereby demonstrating their skill and potential and setting the way for further growth and progression in their careers.

Course Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this Training Course on Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management, participants will be able to:

  • Acquire complete knowledge and information about Advanced Logistics & Warehouse Management
  • Acquire the required skill and confidence to independently drive and manage complex warehouse operations
  • Audit existing processes and make changes to enhance the overall performance of the warehouse, thereby contributing to growth and development
  • Acquire complete control and tracking of processes across warehouse operations through automation and mechanization
  • Acquire the knowledge and experience to introduce operational transparency, thereby helping implementation and execution of leaner processes within the organization
  • Manage complex warehouse operations successfully in any organization or industry, thereby increasing avenues for growth and progression

Training Methodology

The course is designed to be highly interactive, challenging and stimulating. It will be an instructor led training and will be delivered using a blended learning approach comprising of presentations, discussions, guided sessions of practical exercise, case study review, web-based tutorials, group work, exploration of relevant issues collaborative strength training, performance measurement, and workshops of participants’ displays, all of which adhere to the highest standards of training. The training technique is built on learning by doing, with lecturers using a learner-centered approach to engage participants and provide tasks that allow them to apply what they’ve learned. Experiential knowledge is also given equal importance within the format of training. Our facilitators are seasoned industry professionals with years of expertise in their chosen fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English.

Who Should Attend?

This Training Course on Advanced Presentation Skills would be suitable for, but not limited to:

  • Operational and Functional Managers and Supervisors of warehouse operations who need to be competent to handle complex operations with ease and accuracy
  • Warehouse Staff and employees performing the various activities for operations within
  • Internal and External Auditors who need to understand the level of operations and steps taken for complete processes to audit and make decisions or convey results accordingly
  • Inventory and Logistics Supervisors whose job role specifically concerns inventory management and overall logistic assessment

Course Content

Module 1 – Key Features of Advanced Warehouse Management

  • Workflows
  • Picking and packing
  • Wave processing
  • Inventory counting
  • Containerization
  • Mobile communication
  • Material handling
  • Support for cross-docking
  • Sales order return management
  • Enhanced reservation hierarchy

Module 2 – Features of Warehouse Management Systems

  • Warehouse design
  • Inventory tracking
  • Receiving and put-away
  • Picking and packing goods
  • Shipping
  • Labour management
  • Yard and dock management
  • Reporting

Module 3 – Types of Inventory Control Systems

  • Perpetual inventory system
  • Periodic inventory system
  • Barcode inventory system
  • Radio-frequency identification (RFID) inventory system

Module 4 – Benefits of an Advanced Warehouse Management System

  • Reduced inventory costs
  • Reduced labour costs
  • Increased storage capacity
  • Increased inventory accuracy
  • Complete process control
  • Advanced functionality
  • Operational transparency
  • Integrated labour management

Module 5 – Features Influencing the Choice of Warehouse Location

  • Desired customer base
  • Proximity to carrier services
  • Storage requirements
  • Workforce availability
  • Longevity

Module 6 – Factors Influencing Warehouse Design and Layout

  • Product
  • Space
  • Equipment
  • Circulation of goods
  • Personnel

Module 7 – Aspects Considered When Designing Warehouse Layouts

  • Make most of available space
  • Reduce handling of goods to a minimum
  • Provide easy access to the stored product
  • Ensure highest rotation ratio
  • Offer maximum flexibility in product positioning
  • Control amounts stored

Module 8 – Common Warehouse Inventory Issues

  • Inaccurate quantities
  • Capacity
  • Damage
  • Product identification
  • Training

Module 9 – Challenges to Warehouse Management

  • Managing warehouse space and layout
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Inventory accuracy and tracking
  • Customer expectations
  • Redundant processes
  • Product diversification
  • Product picking
  • Inaccurate purchase orders
  • Handling product damages
  • Managing demand fluctuations
  • Globalization


  • Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
  • Applicants must live up to Phoenix Center for Policy, Research and Training admission criteria.


  1. Discounts: Organizations sponsoring Four Participants will have the 5th attend Free
  2. What is catered for by the Course Fees: Fees cater for all requirements for the training – Learning materials, Lunches, Teas, Snacks and Certification. All participants will additionally cater for their travel and accommodation expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
  3. Certificate Awarded: Participants are awarded Certificates of Participation at the end of the training.
  4. The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
  5. Approval of Course: Our Programs are NITA Participating organizations can therefore claim reimbursement on fees paid in accordance with NITA Rules.

How to Book: Simply send an email to the Training Officer on and we will send you a registration form. We advise you to book early to avoid missing a seat to this training.

Or call us on +254720272325 / +254737566961

Payment Options: We provide 3 payment options, choose one for your convenience, and kindly make payments at least 5 days before the Training start date to reserve your seat:

  1. Groups of 5 People and Above – Cheque Payments to: Phoenix Center for Policy, Research and Training Limited should be paid in advance, 5 days to the training.
  2. Invoice: We can send a bill directly to you or your company.
  3. Deposit directly into Bank Account (Account details provided upon request)

Cancellation Policy

  1. Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
  2. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  3. No refunds will be made 14 days or less before the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training course at a later date or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Tailor Made Courses

This training course can also be customized for your institution upon request for a minimum of 5 participants. You can have it conducted at our Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254720272325 / +254737566961 or Email  

Accommodation: Accommodation is arranged upon request and at extra cost. For reservations contact the Training Officer on Email: or on Tel: +254720272325 / +254737566961

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Start To Learn

5 Days


Course Duration

5 Days

Course Price

USD 990

Training Calendar

2024 Training Calendar

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