A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial parks on the outskirts of cities, towns or villages.


What is ‘Warehousing’

Warehousing is a procedure whereby a company gradually builds up a holding of shares in a company it wishes to takeover in the future.

2. The process of storing goods within a storage facility.

Explaining ‘Warehousing’

1. The acquiring company “warehouses” small lots of shares by holding them under the name of a nominee. Companies use the warehousing technique of share acquisition when they wish to remain anonymous or are unable to make a public tender offer.

Further Reading

  • Web-based data warehousing: Fundamentals, challenges, and solutions – www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
  • The economics of grain warehousing in sub-Saharan Africa – www.jstor.org [PDF]
  • The Correlation between Intangible Asset Elements and Corporate Performance of Listed Companies of Transportation and Warehousing and Information Technology … – en.cnki.com.cn [PDF]
  • Analysis of Dynamic of Warehousing Financing of the Ports-hinterland Logistics [J] – en.cnki.com.cn [PDF]
  • Research on warehousing system at distribution center by system dynamics – en.cnki.com.cn [PDF]
  • Economic analysis on ports-hinterland supply chain system warehousing financing – ieeexplore.ieee.org [PDF]
  • Performance measurement in the warehousing industry – www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
  • Studying the Chattel Floating Charge Loan of Commercial Bank——Researching from the perspective of financial warehousing [J] – en.cnki.com.cn [PDF]
  • A framework for the role of warehousing in reverse logistics – www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
  • A new-generation automated warehousing capability – www.tandfonline.com [PDF]