Automobile Parts Mechandising Paper 2 May/June 2015

Question 6

(a)        What is storage?

(b)        State eight processes for proper storage.


Candidates’ performance in this question was fair.  The required responses to parts (a) and (b) of the questions are:

  (a)      Storage  is the holding and housing of goods in inventory until they are released to consumers.

   (b)    Process of storage includes:

-           receipt of goods from the transporter/supplier;
-           cross check physical goods with local purchase order (L.P.O.)
-           classify the received goods according to the materials.
-           classify the received products according to grades, types and sizes;
-           enter the goods into store register according to their types;
-           enter the goods into bin card according to shapes, types and sizes;
-           clear gang ways;
-           arrange the goods and bin cards on the racks to ensure ease of retrieval;
-           take necessary precautionary measures, depending on the nature of the goods, to
ensure their safety.