The temporary storage cannot be isolated from a group of logistics projects. The temporary storage itself has a function or usability that is considerably powerful, not only limited to the storage of goods. Many activities that occur there. What are the uses of warehouses and what reasons make warehousing important? Inbound consolidation, where goods will be processed, is consolidated first in temporary storage before entering into the production process. Assets In Rule (product mixing), from companies in various locations, combined in a temporary storage to be collected before being assigned to the market. Outbound Consolidation, assets manufactured in facilities located in different locations are combined before being returned over to customers. Outbound Dispersion (break bulk), items that have been produced in a factory are entered into a temporary storage/warehouse to be sorted into fewer volumes before being assigned to the market or consumers.
Warehouses have an essential function in the manner of regulating and decreasing transport and generation costs, basically, warehouses that are always associated with the process of providing goods cause additional costs for the goods distributed. Warehouse functions as one of the elements of coordination within equipment and request, the amount of trade cannot always be predicted while the production process must be carried out to produce a certain volume. The generation means for assets with specific classifications and properties requires a warehouse to reduce production costs and to complete the final process of producing goods. Certain types, classifications and certain characteristics of goods demand must be readily available in the market so that the supply of these goods in the market does not stop. Warehouse management is also often called warehouse management. The location of warehouse management work is generally inside the warehouse itself.
While the warehouse is a temporary storage area for goods. Warehouse management system or warehouse management is defined as the management of interconnected activities to carry out temporary storage of goods. The temporary storage of goods is divided into receipts of goods/goods from suppliers, handling goods and dispensing goods to the destination of the production location.