LGM 2033 - Warehousing and Inventory Management

This course introduces students to practical concepts of warehousing and inventory management including the types of equipment, storage processes and systems, the technologies used to identify and track units in a warehouse, and the regulations designed to ensure safety in warehouse operations. Students will learn skills including basic warehousing functions, e.g., receiving; storage; order picking, shipping, and industrial truck operator safety training; inventory control; hiring, firing, and employee motivation; handling returns; automated identification technology; basic unitization practices; freight claims; hazardous materials; and auditing both private and third-party warehouse operations to gain a better understanding of warehouse processes through field trips and/or applied lab exercise.
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Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017
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