Principles of Material Handling and Stores Management
120,000 INF%
09:00 to 16:00
From 04-04-18 to 06-04-18

In any organization, a considerable amount of material handling is done in one form or the other.  This movement is either done manually or through an automated process.  Throughout material and Handling processes significant safety and health; challenges are presented to workers as well as management. This workshop teaches participants the best practice and principles of material handling and stores management.


*Overview of Material Handling

– Concepts of material handling and packaging

– Principles of material handling

– Storage and order picking equipment

*The Role of Packaging

– Consumer packaging

– Industrial packaging

– General function of packaging

– Packaging design principles

*Material scrap/waste disposal

– Scrap

– Surplus

– Obsolete

– Activity of a system

 Material Handling System

– Mechanized

– Order selection system

– Automated-guided vehicle systems

– Automated storage and retrieval system

*Industrial shelving and industrial racking

– Spreedrax archive shelving/storage

– Wise span shelving system

– Pallet racing

– Steel lockers for personal storage

 FOR WHOM: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors.


The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


1ST BATCH                                                                    2ND BATCH          

4th -6th April, 2018                                                              18th – 21st September, 2018


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