Warehouse is a commercial building that you can understand from a large building, which is usually used to store goods, store goods properly and more importantly in the warehouse Key Goods handling process is carried out using scientific methods. Most warehouses are used by farmer and Goods producer and distributors and transportation companies. Warehouses are usually built on the outside of the cities and villages, where there is no difficulty in moving goods, due to which warehouses are nowadays being built in the industrial parks. Warehouse is also proving very good in terms of employment, if you have good knowledge then you can get a job in supply chain, logistics or warehouse. This is the first blog of this Warehouse Management Blog-01, series of Business Management, here you will learn about What is a warehouse? Why a warehouse is needed.
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Why need a Warehouse?
Let us understand by an example why a warehouse may be required. First you have to understand that our usage is that some items are produced in a particular season, if such products are not stored then after the end of the season you will not be able to get that products easily, hence their availability in the off season. Warehousing may be required to ensure this. Apart from this, there can be many more benefits. Examples :
- Some goods are produced throughout the year, but are demanded in a particular season. Therefore warehousing requirements may be required in such cases.
- Warehouses can be very important for companies that mass produce and distribute it in bulk.
- Warehousing can ensure quick supply from companies.
- Warehouses can also be very important for manufacturer companies that want to continue to produce their goods forever.
- Warehousing can be important for price stabilization. In many such situations, the government can store essential commodities in warehouses so that its supply in the market can remain controlled even after price fluctuations or fluctuations.
Many of you may also be businessmen, as you may be aware that any big buyer buys the product in bulk and puts it in the warehouse first and then supplies it to the buyers in small parts.
Warehousing also helps merchants in cross docking as far as cost savings are considered. All the goods are integrated in the warehouse and then transported to the biodiversity according to their destination is definitely beneficial for traders who want to export goods in small quantities.
Major functions of warehouse?
- Stocking of goods
- Safety of goods
- Take risks
- Grading and branding
Types of warehouses
- PRIVATE WAREHOUSE
- PUBLIC WAREHOUSE
- BONDED WAREHOUSE
- CO-OPERATIVE WAREHOUSE
Private warehouses are typically used by manufacturers and merchants or distributors, and the warehouse that stores those goods is exclusively the owner of this warehouse. These warehouses are usually built near farms, wholesalers or retailers in their area, or near their factories and near the ports of manufacturers or exporters.
The warehouse management system provides better control over the movement and store of goods and reduces the possibility of error. Apart from these, the product also uses specific storage techniques.
Public warehouses are for use by the general public and anyone can store their goods in warehouses by paying very reasonable rent. If a private company wants to start, it has to get a license from the government. We will learn about this in other blogs. In addition, the operation of these public warehouses is regulated and monitored by government agencies.
Public warehouses are very cost effective. They give flexibility for storing many types of products. Public warehouses provide better value for money as the user only pays for the space they occupy. Next we will refer to it as another blog.
The Government Warehouse Center or State Government is its owner, and it is managed by them. They are used by both private companies and government agencies for goods stores.
They are therefore also considered a form of government-owned public warehouses. Government warehouses provide better security of goods. Because the government is its partner, they are not very expensive, but a lot of paper work is required. These warehouses are usually built at the port and the goods are made for import or export.
Co-Operative Warehouse is made not for any BUSINESS but for the service of the logo such as to hold the goods for flood prone or drought prone people. We will know all these warehouses in the separate blog in detail.
Having proper management is very important for any warehouse, the warehouse management makes a strategic plan of the day to day operations that occur in the warehouse.
As you may know, warehouse management means providing proper training to all employees, managing warehouse inventory and using warehouse equipment properly and warehouse management to ensure that the warehouse remains in safety and with the shipping carrier and Good coordination from all the teams in the warehouse.
- Warehouse management has several responsibilities including.
- Ensuring warehouse management that proper safety equipment and processes are in use and best safety adherence at all times.
- Obtaining the appropriate licenses and certifications for any operating equipment of a warehouse would be to maintain compliance and requirements for regulatory agencies.
- Planning and managing warehouse operations
- Keeping the goods safe and accessible and carrying out a warehouse audit is very important for warehouse management.
- How to get material in a warehouse, how to unpack, how to retrieve, how to pack, all of them create a process set and use it. All
- inbound and outbound shipments have to be maintained records and collected appropriate documents