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Warehouse

A warehouse represents the fascilities for storing goods and merchants. Warehouses fulfill an important function within the production and supply chain. It supplies connected systems and thus synchronizes the goods receipt and the actual demand. Companies as Galeria Kaufhof using effective warehousing to react on customer demands. Suppliers are often authorized to deliver then.

Weighing

Benefits:

  • Economies of Scales (by buying higher volume)
  • Prevention of interruptions of the production chain
  • Reaction on changing demands

Disadvantages:

  • Ties up capital
  • Risk of overcapacities

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glossary/w/warehouse.txt · Last modified: 2012/11/21 15:45 (external edit)