Warehousing Terms

Loading

The safe loading of materials to vehicles such as trains, airplanes, trucks, etc. for shipping purposes. 
 

Packaging Materials

The materials used to prevent products from being damaged on the outside or from causing damage during transportation and storage.
 

Pallet

 The platform used in storage and shipment, manufactured from various materials and on which the material is placed.

Periodic Stock Review Method

The stock control method where the stock levels are checked at intervals such as every week or month.

Physical Counting

The storing and registering of storehouse materials in a certain order by stopping storehouse entry and exit. Generally carried out once or twice in a year.

Picking

 The process of collecting the materials from storehouse locations before they are sent in line with the customer’s request.