Materials Handling (MM-1)

(Pre-requisite: none)

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

  • 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

If you are not a current MHMS member and would like to become one contact us at and we will send you a membership registration form.