Main Roles of Warehousing

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dorcas enriquez
Student (University), Philippines

Main Roles of Warehousing

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

  Zuhair Bukhari
Saudi Arabia

Basic Warehousing Functions

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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