Despatch Stock From A Distribution Centre Or Warehouse

Warehousing and Logistics Training

SAQA ID : Based on unit standard 117891

Course Introduction

This unit standard is intended for people who will be responsible for the despatching of stock from a wholesale or Retail Distribution Centre or Warehouse. Despatch could include transfer to stores, returns to suppliers and customer or customer orders.

Course Title: Despatch Stock from a Distribution Centre or Warehouse

Unit Standard ID:  Based on unit standard 117891

NQF Level: N/A

No. of Credits: N/A

This course is intended for people who will be responsible for the despatching of stock from a wholesale or Retail Distribution Centre or Warehouse. Despatch could include transfer to stores, returns to suppliers and customer or customer orders.

By the end of the course, learners will be able to understand and apply:

  • common terms and concepts used when dispatching stock
  • policies and procedures for dispatching stock
  • methods for determining the cost-effectiveness of deliveries and the organisation’s policies in this respect
  • planning of delivery routes
  • methods for packing the different types of stock carried by the organisation.
  • the terms shrinkage and losses.
  • the effect of shrinkage and losses on profits and employees
  • causes of and preventive methods for shrinkage and losses while dispatching stock
  • the supply chain and the roles of the various players in the supply chain.
  • organisation procedures in the Dispatch Area for maintaining stock records in the supply chain
  • methods used by the organisation to tag/ mark stock with destination identification
  • legislation and organisation policy in respect of loading of vehicles.

This programme is aimed at any person working with despatching stock within the warehousing or logistics chain.

R1 415 per person

 

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