SCL Course: Material Handling 101 - Fundamentals, Analysis and Selection

Time: 
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

Event Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This workshop provides an introduction to the field of material handling, including systems analysis, equipment selection, and the relationship of material handling to other activities and operations of the industrial plant or warehouse. It is also an excellent refresher course for those who want an update on the latest trends. You will learn how to plan and analyze material handling systems; how to improve material handling operations; and when to apply material handling automation. Key features are case examples and a guided exercise to ensure your mastery of the techniques presented.

Essential learning for those who are seeking cost reductions through better handling methods. Also valuable for those who must replace, upgrade, or add material handling equipment. The two-day course will include case examples and a guided exercise to ensure mastery of the techniques presented.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Material handling and logistics engineers, manufacturing and process engineers, industrial Engineers and systems analysts, production supervisors and team leaders, warehouse supervisors and team leaders, and cell planning and Lean Manufacturing teams

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Plan and analyze material handling systems
  • Improve material handling operations within their organization
  • Ascertain when to apply material handling automation

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Fundamental material handling principles and concepts
  • Classifications of material handling equipment
  • Systematic Handling Analysis (SHA)
  • Material handling evaluations, selections, and continuous improvement

COURSE MATERIALS

Participants receive a course notebook.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.

PROGRAM TIMES

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • Last Day (8:00am-5:00pm)