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The warehousing industry is a vital component of the supply chain, acting as a key intermediary between manufacturers and retailers or end customers. It encompasses the storage, handling, and distribution of goods and products, ensuring their efficient and safe management throughout the process.

The warehousing industry plays a crucial role in the supply chain, serving as a critical link between manufacturers and retailers or end customers. It involves the storage, handling, and distribution of goods and products, ensuring that they are efficiently and safely managed. 


Warehouses are primarily designed for the storage of goods. They provide a secure and controlled environment to store products, materials, and inventory. Proper inventory management within warehouses helps ensure that products are readily available for distribution. 


In summary, the warehousing industry is a critical component of the supply chain, responsible for the efficient storage, handling, and distribution of goods. It is continually evolving to meet the demands of a changing business landscape, including the growth of e-commerce and increasing expectations for rapid and accurate order fulfilment. 


  • A warehouse is a company’s lifeline.  It is the supply centre of ensuring the world of business keep moving.  Warehouses make the world work! If you ordered something online, it was probably going through a warehouse at some stage of it’s the journey from production to your door. More and more people are turning away from the high streets and going to the internet to order product online.  This will continue to as we get more reliant on digital technologies therefore warehousing jobs are growing in demand in every UK region.
    There are ever increasing roles associated with warehousing from warehouse operative, picker, packer and despatcher to a plant operative (forklift handler).
    This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in a growing sector.

  • The warehousing industry is a vital component of the global supply chain, providing storage and distribution services for a wide range of products. It encompasses a diverse array of businesses, from small, local warehouses to large, international logistics companies. Warehouses can vary in size, with some occupying vast spaces to accommodate extensive inventories, while others focus on specialized storage for specific industries. The industry has witnessed significant technological advancements, with automation, robotics, and inventory management systems becoming commonplace. Sustainability is also gaining importance, with efforts to reduce energy consumption and minimize environmental impacts. Overall, the warehousing industry continues to evolve, driven by the growing demands of e-commerce, globalization, and the need for efficient logistics solutions.

  • In addition to specific technical skills, the warehousing industry also demands a set of valuable soft skills and competencies from its professionals. Effective communication skills are essential, as workers need to coordinate with colleagues, management, and sometimes external partners. Attention to detail is crucial for accurate inventory management and order fulfillment. Problem-solving skills come into play when addressing issues like damaged goods or discrepancies in shipments. Time management and the ability to work efficiently under pressure are valuable traits, as the industry often operates on tight schedules. Safety consciousness is paramount, with workers expected to adhere to safety protocols to prevent accidents and injuries. Adaptability is essential in this evolving field, as new technologies and processes are continuously introduced. Overall, a combination of technical expertise and these soft skills makes individuals well-suited for a successful career in warehousing.

  • Impact Training are Community focused training provider, who are intrinsically invested in ensuring all of programme participants receive the best possible tutelage and experiences through interactions with our highly skilled and experienced staffing team, we will always push our programme participants to both achieve vocationally linked qualifications but also grow and flourish as an individual and highlight your skills and abilities to actively become the next generation of the workforce in Northern Ireland.


    We always aim to put the people at the centre of everything we do, and we strive to continuously improve our services, enhance our offer and grow as we see our participants grow alongside us. We just don’t see Impact as a training programme, is an extension of your family, we care, we motivate and encourage all participants to move beyond what they think they can possibly achieve. For More about Impact Training Click Here

  • Our Essential Skills offer is extensive at Impact Training, we offer Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology up to including Level 2.


    Dependant on the course requirements all participants will be assessed for suitability of level of essential skills and we actively promote progression within the Essential Skills delivery model at Impact Training, our team of highly skilled tutors will always endeavour to support, challenge and develop a range of skills and attributes that will enhance the level of achievement of every participant, for more information on Essential Skills at Impact Training Click Here  

  • Qualifications and work experience are essential components in our provision but there is much more to being a student at Impact Training.  We are committed to raising aspirations in young people and trying to bring the best out of them.  This will include introducing them to experiences outside of the curriculum and equipping them with the skills and values that will help to shape their future. 


    Through EVOLVE you will engage in a wide range of World of Work events that will introduce you to greater opportunities in your industry/sector.  It will also allow you to support your community, expand citizenship, develop your physical and mental health, apply your essential skills to real activities, gain new skills, gain additional qualifications to improve wider career prospects and improve your personal development.  All of this will be through events and activities arranged by our staff.  All you have to do is enrol on the events and get involved. 


    Broadbase offers short courses in 3 subjects and the chance to specialise in the one that best suits your ambitions.  Our Foundation Programme allows you to gain qualifications in year 1 and progress to higher qualifications in year 2.  We also offer a wide range of enhancements to complement your experiences and to improve your chances of securing employment at the end of the programme.  These include but are not limited to: CSR Cards, First Aid Courses, Food Hygiene, Customer Service Courses, Abrasive Wheels, Photography, Coding, VR Courses, Sign Language, additional Barbering & Hairdressing courses etc.  Through the Employment Academy we can focus your final term on securing employment and Apprenticeship positions so you can move to the next stage of your career. 


    At Impact Training there is no ceiling on what you can achieve and if you take ownership of your learning you can achieve much more than you thought possible. 

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