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Different Kinds of Storage

 

As important as having a good product is knowing how and where to store it in the best way so that it retains its characteristics and has greater scope in the value chain. Decipher together the types of climate controlled storage units Los Angeles and which are the most convenient for your business. From the moment that trade appeared, the law of supply and demand made it necessary to have a stock sufficient to meet the volumes of the commercial dynamics. This is how the greater amount of a product is sold, the greater must be the stock that supports it. Nowadays everything is susceptible to be stored, from obvious things such as food or raw materials to intangible things such as information or air, without forgetting less conventional "products" such as biological ones: blood, organs or even sperm.

COVERED STORAGE

It is the one that offers the greatest protection to the elements and materials stored there, since it is possible to control various variables such as humidity, temperature, lighting and many others that directly influence the preservation and useful life of the products. There is brick, cement, specialized canvas, metal panels and even materials that help to preserve the temperature.

UNCOVERED STORAGE

As its name indicates, they are those that are outdoors and without any special control outside the security, because there are stored products that by their nature are not highly affected by climatic or environmental conditions: automobiles, some construction materials and as a general rule, non-perishable products. Generally, these deposits are demarcated with reflective strips and delimited by fences, fences, fences and canvas, located outdoors. In some cases, additional protection is usually used directly on the packaging of the products, such as plastics, special tarps and any element of anticorrosive properties. Another important factor when choosing the most suitable type of warehouse is the kind of material to be stored, determining the nature of the product and its role in the production process.

STORAGE OF RAW MATERIALS

It is the primary storage within the production chain and is usually located as close as possible to the production plant or transformation site.

STORAGE OF INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTS

The elements that have already undergone a process of assembly or manufacture but are still in an intermediate stage of it, serving as a link between the different phases of the production line. They must be located inside the factory since they handle very short waiting times for their use. They should always be available.

STORAGE OF FINISHED PRODUCTS

It is the most common and the one that has more value for the company, since it keeps the product of its economic activity. The amount of products stored there is directly proportional to the guidelines, projections of the company and demand of them by consumers; therefore, it must guarantee constant availability and high inventory turnover.

ACCESSORY STORAGE

In this warehouse all the elements that serve as auxiliary material are deposited in the manufacturing process of the main product or the accessories and other accessories that may be required.

STORAGE OF PARTS

This warehouse is designed to respond to the company's after-sales needs. It is there where all the necessary spare parts for the maintenance of the product are stored.