Main Roles of Warehousing

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Main Roles of Warehousing
dorcas enriquez, Student (University), Philippines

What should be considered the main roles of warehousing? Thanks for your inputs...

Basic Warehousing Functions
Zuhair Bukhari, Other, Saudi Arabia
The basic warehousing functions traditionally have been considered to be as follows (Tompkins and White, 1984):
- Receiving;
- Identification and sorting;
- Dispatching to storage;
- Placing in storage;
- Storage;
- Retrieval from storage;
- Order accumulation;
- Packing;
- Shipping
- Record keeping.
Source: Tompkins, James A. and White, John A. Facilities Planning, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1984.



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