Skillful Stock Control – Workshop

Skillful Stock Control – Workshop
  • 14th August 2018
    08:30 - 15:45

Stock controllers represent the pivot point of the business and control the organisation’s largest asset. Pilferage, loss, damage, incorrect paper trails and incorrect stock counts represent huge financial losses.

This practical workshop endorses the need for stock and job accountability for accurate stock movement, stock takes and documentation.

Learning outcomes:
• The importance of good stock control
• Understanding stock and how it affects all departments
• Responsibility and accountability
• Control of documentation
• Access of stores, assertiveness and time management
• Receiving and despatching process
• Returns and back orders
• Storage stock
• Standards and ethics
• Communication


Introducing the Role
• Job descriptions
• The role of the stock controller
• Responsibility and accountability
• Inter-department relationships

Procedural Skills
• Understanding stock and stock control
• Controlling the process and movement of stock
• Stock documentation
• Controlling of returns and back orders
• Effective record keeping and documentation
• Receiving and dispatching of stock
• Packing and displaying of stock
• Colour coding stock
• Handling damaged stock
• Procedures in stock taking
• Good housekeeping – safety and security issues
• Standards and ethics of stores
• Stock control management systems
• Stock pilferage
• Time management

Communication Skills
• Time management
• Positive attitude
• Assertiveness skills
• Problem solving

Event organiser: Helga Smit on 021 402 4300 or email

Speaker profile: VETTA Communication

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Venue Phone: 0214024300

33 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa