Dispatch stock from a distribution centre/warehouse  

What is the purpose of this course?

This unit standard is intended for people who will be responsible for the despatching of stock from a wholesale or Retail Distribution Centre or Warehouse. Despatch could include transfer to stores, returns to suppliers and customer or customer orders.


These persons are able to implement security procedures to prevent shrinkage and losses and enhance the efficiency of the supply chain by accurate despatching goods.

What will I learn?

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  • Plan the most cost-effective route/s to deliver products. 

  • Prepare goods for despatch. 

  • Load delivery vehicles. 

  • Prevent shrinkage and losses in the Despatching Area. 

  • Maintain the efficiency of the supply chain. 

What is the pre-requisite for this course?

It is assumed that you are competent in:

  • Communication at ABET NQF level 4.

  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET NQF Level 4.

How long will it take me?

120 Notional hours

(12 Credits. Each credit = 10 hours) 

What do I get?

A certificate of competence and your results will be uploaded on the NLRD (National Learner Database)

SAQA QUAL ID:  117891

NQF Level: 3

Credits: 12


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