Receive and dispatching freight and handling freight returns

A learner will now be capable of demonstrating an integrated practical and theoretical knowledge of receipt, dispatch and returns of freight procedures, based on quality service to the customer and product care. The learner will be able to accept additional responsibility through knowledge of the whole process.

Course outline

By the end of the course, learners can understand, explain and apply:

  • the relevant legislation and international standards pertaining to storage areas and safety and security procedures and precautions concerning receipt and dispatch
  • current trends in storage patterns and methodologies used
  • special storage and handling conditions required based on storage and handling characteristics of freight (e.g. inherent vice)
  • time management principles to maximise client satisfaction
  • efficient receipt, dispatch and returns administration procedure
  • optimal load limits and rates for specific transport modes
  • the transport routes and conditions, together with the mode of transport and how these factors affect the status of the freight for receipt and dispatch purposes
  • current trends in company inventory and stock control systems
  • the need for strict compliance with customer instructions with due regard to all parties involved.

Course Information

Access over 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 – on-demand, from wherever you are, with SafetyCloud Online. Learn from the world leader in occupational health and safety – in your own time, at your own pace via our E-Learning offering. Selected NOSA Colleges offer fully equipped computer labs and connectivity so that you can start a career in occupational health and safety even if you have limited access to E-learning equipment and connectivity.

Unit Standard Title:

Receiving and dispatching freight, and handling freight returns

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

8024

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; Operating Computer Systems’; ‘Allocation of Freight for packaging and grouping’; ‘Occupational Health, Safety and general Housekeeping'

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person receiving and dispatching, and handling freight returns within the warehousing or logistic chain

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Receiving and dispatching freight, and handling freight returns

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

8024

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; Operating Computer Systems’; ‘Allocation of Freight for packaging and grouping’; ‘Occupational Health, Safety and general Housekeeping'

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person receiving and dispatching, and handling freight returns within the warehousing or logistic 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:

Receiving and dispatching freight, and handling freight returns

Course Price:

R 1 630

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

8024

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; Operating Computer Systems’; ‘Allocation of Freight for packaging and grouping’; ‘Occupational Health, Safety and general Housekeeping'

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person receiving and dispatching, and handling freight returns within the warehousing or logistic chain
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