Bulk Area

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Definition: Bulk Area

It is a storage area for large/small items such that the costs to store is minimum and easy to handle. Usually, pallets or forklifts are used for convenient handling of large materials in the storage area.


The advantages of bulk area are:

1) Reduced need for storage bins

2) Easy access to materials

3) Clear structuring of storage area

4) Less time consumption in locating goods

5) Helps in protecting goods from damage and perishing

6) Generate employment in bulk area

7) Reducing time to market for goods

 



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