Pick stock in a distribution center/ warehouse

This unit standard is intended for people who pick stock for despatch to stores/customers in a Distribution Centre or Warehouse. These persons are able to identify stock listed on a picking advice, pick the correct quantity, pack and move the stock ready for despatch to customers/stores in a manner that prevents losses and enhance the efficiency of the supply chain.

Course outline

Participants will achieve workshop outcomes by being able to understand:

  • the organisational method for notifying items to pick and the understanding of these notifications
  • the effect of incorrect picking on the business
  • the different organisational packing containers and their uses
  • the different stock in the DC/warehouse, their characteristics and the best methods of packing them
  • different methods/machinery/equipment for picking in the organisation
  • how to identify the different problems that could be encountered when picking stock and to whom they must be reported
  • organisational requirements in respect of tagging/identifying stock/containers with their destination
  • load points and how to choose the correct load point
  • how to minimise damages when picking, packing and moving stock
  • the impact of damages on the organisation
  • the terms ‘shrinkage’ and ‘losses’
  • the effect of shrinkage and losses on profits and employees
  • causes and preventative methods for shrinkage and losses as applicable to the process of picking stocks
  • common terms and concepts used when picking stock in the DC.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Pick stock in a distribution center/ warehouse

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

12

SAQA ID:

117899

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 and the use of applicable machinery/ equipment for picking of stock in the organisation

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

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

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Unit Standard Title:

Pick stock in a distribution center/ warehouse

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

12

SAQA ID:

117899

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 and the use of applicable machinery/ equipment for picking of stock in the organisation

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

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

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Pick stock in a distribution center/ warehouse

Course Price:

R 1 630

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

12

SAQA ID:

117899

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 and the use of applicable machinery/ equipment for picking of stock in the organisation

Target Groups:

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