Material Handling, Management and Maintenance

This course is an introduction to Materials Handling and covers the basic concepts of warehousing and transportation, including an overview of equipment.

This course equips the student with the managerial,
technical and administrative skills to manage
successfully a modern materials management operation,
such as:
¨ Modern Materials Handling Equipment
¨ Database Development and Bar-coding
¨ Logistics Analysis
¨ Intermodal Transportation and Distribution
¨ Export Distribution
¨ Private Fleet Management
¨ The Role of the Computer in Materials
¨ From MRP to JIT – an overview
¨ Handling and Transportation of Dangerous Goods
¨ Computer Applications in Materials Management
¨ Bulk Material Handling and Transportation
¨ Management of Human Resources
¨ Basic Concepts in Facility Design

¨ Introduction to Materials Management
¨ Dock Planning and Equipment
¨ Storage Equipment
¨ Package and Unit Load Conveyors
¨ Cranes and Hoists
¨ The Forklift Truck
¨ Maintenance Management
¨ Warehousing Operations
¨ Basic Elements of Packaging
¨ Unitization
¨ Containerization
¨ Industrial Health and Safety
¨ Traffic Management and Transportation Systems

The training sessions will, as much as possible be practical and interactive, involving structured learning methods and hands-on practice.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and complete the Material Handling, Management and Maintenance course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.


D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to,   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAR 4-8

NOV 11-15

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