Receiving and Stores

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


It once was thought that the receiving and stores functions were relatively unimportant, that anyone could work in these capacities. This kind of thinking led to poor supplier relationships, inaccurate inventory records, lost materials, unhappy customers, and other problems. Receiving and stores are vital to a well-run materials management program. The personnel within these groups must be educated, responsible, and capable individuals.


Material Flow Material Handling Material Management Space Utilization Cycle Counting 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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