CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Framing of stores and warehouses. 3. Bunnings warehouse. 4. Planning warehouse layout. 5. Warehousing policy. 6. New trends in warehousing services in India. 7. Storage and the quality of grain.
Warehouses are specialized business establishment that provide storage facilities to the general public for a certain charge. It may be owned and operated by an individual or a cooperative society. It works under a license from the government. They are generally located near the junctions of railways, highways and waterways. They therefore provide excellent facilities for the easy receipt, Despatch, loading and unloading of goods. They are very important in the marketing of agricultural products. A public warehouse is also known as duty paid warehouse. Public warehouses are very useful to the business community as they can meet their storage needs easily and economically by making use of the public warehouse, without heavy investment. Such warehouses provide storage facilities to small manufacturers and traders at low costs. They provide facilities for the inspection of goods by prospective buyers. They also permit packaging and grading of goods. The public warehouses receipts are good collateral securities for borrowings. This book contains advanced information on this subject. This book will be a boost for the learners and an essential subject manual. Designing of the book is such that the students will be benefited as far as the their knowledge and examination are concerned.