DC Food Policy

DC FOOD POLICY A clean and organized food distribution center is a direct reflection of the logistics management team and the corporation, because it reveals the attitude of the entire workplace. When the facility looks good, the entire operation works more efficiently, experiences significantly less damage, encourages customer service, has positive morale and creates a positive impact on associate safety. This course helps DCs understand food sanitation regulations, particularly in the United States, as well as how to implement a successful food policy program.     DC Food Policy Training Topics: Government Regulations Recalls Food Defense Plans Course Duration: 2 hours 

DC Information Technology

DC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Information has become the lifeline of the global food distribution system. Almost every job performed in the supply chain process interacts with multiple computers that provide an overwhelming amount of data from virtually anywhere in the world. This data is translated into meaningful reports, emails, scorecards and instant messages, providing current feedback on critical issues, problems and successes. The course arms distribution center IT teams with up-to-date insight into current technological and strategic practices. These insights will help the entire logistics team be more professional and more effective, giving them the ability to make better decisions in a dynamic operating business environment.   DC Information Technology Training Topics: Implementation Terminology Trends Course Duration: 1 hour 45 mins

DC Inventory Management

DC INVENTORY MANAGEMENT Inventory management is an imperative part of every food distribution center, because the inventory management team must make decisions that affect the entire operation. In this course, you will learn about the responsibilities of inventory management, which include: verification of product counts and dollar values, making adjustments to inventory count and ensuring all products are in the correct location. In this course, you will learn basic information and techniques to help ensure a smooth loading and shipping operation. This, in turn, will lead to greater overall efficiency in the DC and great customer satisfaction.     DC Inventory Management Training Topics: Inventory Models Products and Storage Evaluation and Accounting Course Duration: 2 hours 

DC Loading and Shipping

DC LOADING AND SHIPPING The loading and shipping process can be challenging. It requires a great deal of logistics, from organizing a shipping schedule to checking orders, to utilizing the right trailers and equipment to transport customer orders. Coordination is required at both the distribution center and the customer's store location, as well as between the order selectors and drivers. In this course, you will learn basic information and techniques to help ensure a smooth loading and shipping operation. This, in turn, will lead to greater overall efficiency in the DC and great customer satisfaction.       DC Loading and Shipping Training Topics: Routing and Load Types Managing the Dock Measuring Performance Course Duration: 2 hours 

DC Order Selection

DC ORDER SELECTION The third step in the food distribution center cycle of operations, the order selection process, is often considered the most important. This is because it accounts for the largest single element of operating costs. In this course, you will learn about the equipment and systems used during order selection, as well as its history and common best practices.       DC Order Selection Training Topics: Equipment and Systems Picking Concepts Product Layout Course Duration: 2 hours 30 mins

DC Receiving

DC RECEIVING The receiving function is incredibly important to the entire food distribution operation. This is because it initiates the movement of products into the center and sets the pace of product movement. In this course, you will learn the various delivery methods and best practices of efficient receiving operations. This knowledge will help you ensure that an exemplary inbound receiving operation contributes to your center's success.       DC Receiving Training Topics: Delivery Methods Operations Measuring Performance Course Duration: 1 hour 15 mins

DC Risk Management

DC RISK MANAGEMENT Risk management is a vital component of the food distribution operation. Risk management includes predictions and investments in security that are designed to prevent situations that would be damaging to the company. In this course, you will learn the procedures and challenges associated with security, loss prevention and risk management. This knowledge will help deter and prevent theft by ensuring that inventory is maintained and delivered to customers as promised. DC Risk Management Training Topics: Inventory Models Theft Prevention Evaluation Course Duration: 2 hours

DC Storage and Replenishment

DC STORAGE AND REPLENISHMENT Storage and replenishment is a complex function in the distribution center. It ensures that product is received and stored in specific areas, and it requires a great deal of communication between teams. This course will familiarize you with the different types of storage and equipment used in this function, and teach you how to putaway product and measure the performance of the entire storage and replenishment operation. DC Storage and Replenishment Training Topics: Types of Storage Putaway Procedures Types of Replenishment Course Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

Food Logistics I

FOOD LOGISTICS I Food Logistics I is the first course in the Food Logistics library; the course focuses on introductory definitions to help initiate you to the food distribution system. This includes the history of food distribution, essential rules, and specific types of warehouses and distribution centers. Upon completion, this course will have provided a foundation of knowledge for the other courses in the Food Logistics library, as well as the basic implementation of successful food distribution. Food Logistics I Training Topics: Distribution Center Warehouses The Four Rules Course Duration: 1 hour 

Food Logistics II

FOOD LOGISTICS II Food Logistics II is the second course in the Logistics library and serves as a follow up to Food Logistics I. This course focuses on important management and organizational practices when planning, building and structuring a new food distribution center. A plan is presented that includes market research, a site study analysis, materials handling, building design and transportation integration. Upon completion, this course will have provided you with the basic steps for developing and organizing a new food distribution center. Food Logistics II Training Topics: Market Research Site Study Analysis Material Handling Systems Course Duration: 2 hours 

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