NRF Warehouse, Inventory, and Logistics

Hours: 5 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $299.00

Course Overview:

In Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics, students will understand the design and operations of warehouses, distribution centers and fulfillment centers, their importance in the supply chain, key performance metrics and safety techniques. Best practices for applying and interviewing for jobs is also covered.

This course prepares a student to take the National Retail Foundation (NRF) Warehouse, Inventory, and Logistics national certification exam.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Discovering the Warehousing World
  • The Big Picture
  • Diving into the Warehouse World
  • Exploring Opportunities within Warehousing
Lesson 2: Warehousing Operations
  • The Receiving Cycle
  • The Order Fulfillment Cycle
  • Safety Tips for Handling Materials
Lesson 3: Warehouse Management
  • Operations & Logistics Management
  • Lean Warehouse Management
Lesson 4: Warehouse Planning, Design & Strategic Principles
  • Warehouse Strategic Planning
  • Warehouse Location Strategy
  • Warehouse Design and Layout
  • Developing a Green Strategy
Lesson 5: Planning a Career in Warehousing
  • The Right Job for you
  • Getting you Foot in the Door
  • Building a Career for Yourself


This course prepares a student to take the National Retail Foundation (NRF) Warehouse, Inventory, and Logistics national certification exam.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **