Receive Stock in a Distribution Center / Warehouse

This unit standard is intended for people who will receive stock in a distribution centre or warehouse. Persons credited with this unit standard operate in a number of contexts, of which some may be non-routine. They demonstrate the ability to make comparisons and interpret available information. These persons are able to receive stock in a distribution centre (DC)/warehouse, implement security procedures to prevent shrinkage and losses and enhance the efficiency of the supply chain by recording required information on stock being received.

Course outline

People credited with this unit standard are able to understand:

  • common terms and concepts used in DCs to receive stock
  • organisational policies and procedures for:
    • receiving and checking stock received
    • recording and handling of stock variances
    • labelling/referencing stock/pallets received.
  • techniques and equipment used to count stocks received
  • the terms shrinkage and losses
  • the effect of shrinkage and losses on profits and employees
  • causes of and preventative methods for shrinkage and losses while receiving stock
  • the supply chain and the roles of the various players in the supply chain
  • organisation procedures in the receiving area for maintaining stock records in the supply chain
  • stock characteristics and how they impact on the receiving procedure.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

15

SAQA ID:

117901

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Numeracy and Literacy at ABET Level 4

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

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

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Unit Standard Title:

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

15

SAQA ID:

117901

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Numeracy and Literacy at ABET Level 4

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person working with receiving 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:

Course Price:

R1 710 (incl. VAT)

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

15

SAQA ID:

117901

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Numeracy and Literacy at ABET Level 4

Target Groups:

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