Define: Putaway

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Putaway



What is the dictionary definition of Putaway?

Dictionary Definition


The process of storing goods in a warehouse etc. as they are received.


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Full Definition of Putaway


Internal logistics process from receipt of a load to when it is stocked in its final destination within a warehouse. Activities may include inspection, breaking down the load into more mobile components, determining the appropriate destination, preparing the destination location, transporting the items, and physically stocking them.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Putaway are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th December 2019.