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Receive and assess deliveries against requirements
Conduct a briefing for staff before deliveries are received
Ensure that goods receiving area and adequate storage space is prepared for the delivery
Carry out checks to ensure that deliveries are unloaded safely and securely
Check delivery records to ensure that goods comply with your organisation’s service requirements
Identify and resolve issues with discrepancies and delivery problems
Ensure that documentation is completed and processed.
Organise and maintain storage facilities
Organise storage facilities to reflect operational needs, safety requirements and preservation of goods
Ensure that staff roles are allocated and clearly explained
Ensure staff are trained and provided with information on the operation of the storage system
Check that staff are storing and moving goods safely and securely
Maintain accurate current records that are easily accessible to all
Develop and update contingency plans to deal with abnormal situations.
Monitor and maintain stock movement and storage practice
Maintain a routine for checking stock and storage
Monitor the storage and movement of stock
Carry out spot checks at regular intervals
Identify out of date stock promptly and take remedial action to meet organisational and legal requirements.