School of Management organises Industrial Visit to Safexpress Warehouse Complex, Manesar for MBA Students

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15 February, 2016

On 15th February 2016, students from MBA (2014-16) with Prof (Dr) P K Goel, Dean (SOM) and Ms Rashmi Gairola, faculty (SOM),went for an industrial visit to Safexpress Warehouse Complex, Manesar. The learning objectives of the visit were as follows:

  1. To understand role of logistics park in supply chain operations
  2. To understand the management of warehouse operations
  3. To understand multi-modal logistics system
  4. To understand the operations of fulfilment centre for online business

The visit was very informative and enlightening. Various aspects of supply chain management, like Warehouse Management, Inventory Management, VMI, Transhipment, 3PL, Material handling, Pallets, Loading-Unloading, and soon, were explained in detail and witnessed in real time. The tour was concluded with a question-answer session, where the students clarified their doubts. Some of the questions asked were as follows:

  1. Does Safexpress work as fulfillment centre for e-commerce companies? If so, what is the difference between normal warehouse and fulfillment centre?
  2. What is the difference between VMI and 3PL
  3. What kind of challenges are faced by Safexpress warehouse on a daily basis; and so on

The visit was appreciated by one and all.

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