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Characteristics of Ideal Warehouse

  • It should be conveniently located near highways, railway stations, air ports, sea ports etc. for loading and unloading of goods.
  • Mechanical appliances should be there to loading and unloading the goods. This reduces the wastages in handling and also minimizes handling costs.
  • Adequate space should be available inside the building to keep the goods in proper order.
  • Proper arrangement should be there to protect the goods from sunlight, rain, wind, dust, moisture and pests.
  • Sufficient parking space should be there inside the premises to facilitate easy and quick loading and unloading of goods.
  • The building should be fitted with latest fire-fighting equipments to avoid loss of goods due to fire.
  • Security arrangements should be strict and round the clock.
  • Modern and tested firefighting equipment should be installed in the premises.