Distribution and Warehousing Training Series

Course Name

Distribution and Warehousing Training Series

Contact Hours: 10

Course Description

Distribution and warehousing facilities provide a critical link between suppliers and their customers. The Distribution and Warehousing series is intended to aid in training personnel to maintain a fully functioning distribution center or warehousing operation. Equipment covered in this series includes fork trucks, conveyors, and battery charging systems, as well as highly automated equipment such as ASRS cranes and AGVs. This series consists 3 sections of 20 modules. Each module is 30 minutes in length.

Basic Distribution and Warehousing - Basic Distribution and Warehousing encompasses a variety of courses dealing with the basic functions of a distribution center or warehouse. This subject area includes an overview of operations, conveyor basics, maintenance, and fork trucks.

Intermediate Distribution and Warehousing - Intermediate Distribution and Warehousing continues on the foundations learned in the basics version of the subject. The list of modules in this subject area include battery charging systems, photoeyes, sorter fundamentals, and switchgear.

Advanced Distribution and Warehousing - The final subject area for distribution and warehousing, Advanced Distribution and Warehousing introduces advanced systems found in such facilities. These systems include automated guided vehicles (AGVs), cranes, and scanners.

Outcome

Upon successful completion of the Distribution and warehousing Series students will gain basic knowledge in the following areas: fork trucks, conveyors, and battery charging systems, as well as highly automated equipment such as ASRS cranes and AGVs. This series consists of 20 modules. Each module is 30 minutes in length. IACET CEU’s awarded along with certificate of completion.

Assessment

Each module contains numerous Knowledge Checks along the way to help you measure your understanding. At the end of each module there is a final quiz. A score of 80% or higher is required to earn a certificate of completion.

Outline

Basic Distribution and Warehousing
  Distribution Center Overview
  Conveyor Basics
  Facility Maintenance
  Fork Trucks I
  Fork Trucks II

Intermediate Distribution and Warehousing
  Battery Charging System I
  Battery Charging System II
  Photoeye Installation
  Pi-Touch
  Sorter Hardware
  Sorter Operations
  Switchgears

Advanced Distribution and Warehousing
  AGV Operation
  AGV Overview
  AGV Preventive Maintenance
  AGV Safety
  AKL Cranes
  ASRS Cranes
  Barcode Scanners