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Warehouse

A building in which goods are stored, especially in large quantities and for commercial purposes. Warehouses may be used to store imports before they are distributed, commodities whose contracts are being traded, goods intended for retail sale, and many other purposes. Goods stored in warehouses may be owned by a company and sold to another for resale. Warehousing is an important part of many supply chains. See also: Wholesale.

warehouse

business premises used by a manufacturer to STORE both raw materials, components etc. (materials store) and final products (finished goods store), and by WHOLESALERS and RETAILERS to store finished products in the course of distribution to buyers. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT, AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, ORDER PROCESSING, PICK LIST.

warehouse

A commercial storage building. Zoning regulations and building codes may place restrictions on the placement and construction styles of warehouses. See bailment for the rights and responsibilities of parties.

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Asked about the rotting grains at Olavakode godown, Thomas said: " We are examining the circumstances which led to the germination of wheat at Olavakode.
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He directed FCI to get quality control report prepared about the damaged stocks and based on the needs of State Government, arrangements should be made to supply foodgrains to the states from other godowns.
A police complaint has been filed against him and 10 workers at the godown.
Talking to mediapersons, civil supply officer, Nilkantha Mohanty said that the stock belonged to the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and was lying unattended in the railway godowns.
The labourers hailing from West Bengal died asleep when a utensil, filled with chemicals, fell after one of the workers accidentally hit the container, engulfing the godown with poisonous gas.
The roofs of the godown of Saleem Trading Company, a contractor responsible for supplying nearly all items related to police from badges to shoes and jackets of traffic police, anti-riot helmets, anti-riot shields, were collapsed as a result of the fire.
CHAKWAL, September 14, 2009 (Frontier Star): Local administration raided a godown at Sabzi Mandi Chakwal and recovered two hundred bags of flour of subsidy rates which were store unlawfully over there.
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Jaipur, Sep 29 (ANI): People of Jaipur staged a protest at the Food Corporation of India (FCI) godown demanding the distribution of tonnes of unused food grains.
We are unloading it and putting it in the godown," said Maninder Paswan, a godown labour working for the Directorate Of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Department.
CHAKWAL, September 14, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Local administration raided a godown at Sabzi Mandi Chakwal and recovered two hundred bags of flour of subsidy rates which were store unlawfully over there.