Warehousing II

Commerce SSS2 Third Term


Warehousing II

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

     1. Describe the different types of warehouse.

     2. List the advantages and disadvantages of warehousing.


Types of Warehouses

Warehouses may be classified into four main types according to ownership and use as shown below.

1. Manufacturer's warehouse: This is a warehouse owned by the manufacturer. It is designed and equipped for storing his product alone. It is usually located at or near the place of production or regional distribution centres.

2. Wholesale warehouse: This type of warehouse is owned by the wholesaler for handling his particular.... View More

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