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.


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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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Putaway. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. March 29, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Putaway. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: March 29, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Putaway. Retrieved March 29, 2020, from website:

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.