Warehousing Terms

Safety Stock

 The amount of stock held in order not to run out of stock as a result of unexpected situations which may occur at the time of supply or from consumption (sales) speed.

Seasonal Stock

The stock held to meet consumption needs during the season before a season begins.

Shelf, Rack

One of the pieces of equipment used to maintain order and protect commodities in the storehouse.


 The area used to facilitate the process of transferring the material to the storehouse or shipping it from the storehouse.

Stock Management

Continuous or periodic monitoring of stocks to determine the orders or requirements in a manner that does not cause stock excess or stock shortage and in accordance with the specified rules. 

Stok (Stock)

Materials stored or kept against future requirements that may/will arise.