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Training Course on Store-keeping and Warehousing in Nairobi, Mombasa: Kenya

Warehouse is an essential limb of an industrial unit. The participants will learn how the stores or warehouse function affects and contributes to both the profitability and efficiency of an organization and the importance of controlling inventory. Attendees are made aware of the significant investment stock represents and the necessity for strict control. Contemporary methods and techniques for the efficient storage of inventory are explained along with emphasis on practical issues such as security, stock accuracy, optimising the use of space, reducing surplus and obsolete stock and stocktaking.


5 Days

Who Should Attend?

Intended for Finance, procurement, and supply chain professionals looking for ways to become more effective and efficient by improving their inventory management methodologies. Warehouse managers and warehouse employees.

Course Outline

Module 1: The Stores/Warehouse Function

·         The Importance of Good Service

·          Interaction with Other Functions / Customer Service / Physical Security / Security through Administration and Technology.

Module 2: Stockholding

·         Reasons for Holding Stock

·         Cost of Holding Stock

·          Controlling and Reducing Stockholding Costs

·         Product Knowledge

·         Stock Rotation / Traceability


Module 3: Stock Accuracy / Stock Recording

·         Necessity for Accuracy

·         Causes of Stock Errors

·          Getting Stock Accuracy

·          Receipts & Issues Procedures / Data Collection / Data Capture / Data Transfer / Bar Coding & RFID Systems.


Module 4: Stores/Warehouse Planning and Design

·         Layout Planning / Receipts / Issues

·         Optimising the Efficiency of the Storage Area / Aisles Layout / Storage Equipment

·         Materials Handling Equipment / Equipment Selection.


Module 5: Order Picking & Stock Issues

·         Stock Retrieval

·          Improving Speed & Accuracy

·         Order Picking Methods / Pre-Posting & Pre-Routing

·          Fixed, Random & Combined Stock Location Systems.


Module 6: Measuring Performance

·         Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) / What Should be Measured? / Guidelines for the Development and Use of KPI’s / Example KPI’s.

Module 7: Stock Control Systems

·         ABC Analysis

·         Basic Concepts of Quantity and Time Based Systems / Min-Max Systems / Topping Up Systems / Re-Order Systems / MRP / JIT.


Module 8: Stocktaking

·         Purpose / Periodic Stocktaking or Cycle Stocktaking

·          Treatment of Discrepancies

·          Surplus, Obsolete and Redundant (‘SLOB’) Stock / Reducing ‘SLOB’ Stock.


Module 9: Health, Safety & Environmental Issues

·         Basis in Law / Regulations / Codes of Practice

·          Guidance / Employers Responsibilities / Employees Responsibilities / COSHH / Training / Enforcement / Accident Reporting / Environmental Issues.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Register
16/09/2024 20/09/2024 Register
02/09/2024 08/09/2023 Register
19/08/2024 23/08/2024 Register
05/08/2024 09/08/2024 Register
07/10/2024 11/10/2024 Register
21/10/2024 25/10/2024 Register
04/11/2024 08/11/2024 Register
18/11/2024 22/11/2024 Register
02/12/2024 06/12/2024 Register
16/12/2024 20/12/2024 Register
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+254724527104/ +254734969612



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