The effect of codification on warehousing efficiency :

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
The study is sought to investigate the effect of codification on warehousing efficiency: a case study of mega standard supermarket Kampala, Uganda the study is to establish the effects of codification on warehousing efficiency, with the following specific objectives (i) To find out activities of codification, (ii) To examine the factors affecting warehousing efficiency, and (iii) To establish the relationship between codification and warehousing efficiency. The study used qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection. Quantitative approach was used because numerical calculations are necessary to determine the demographics of the target respondents in the area. Qualitative approach was used to capture some comments from the respondents that are relevant to the study. From the study findings discussions were made and with Codification activities the study found that there is a positive significant influence of codification on warehousing efficiency. In order to achieve effectiveness that is subject to warehousing efficiency, there is need for codification for easy identification of items in an organization, for the Factors affecting warehousing efficiency Table five revealed a number of factors affecting warehousing efficiency And with Relationship between codification and warehousing efficiency The findings in table six revealed that codification helps the entity to control its inventory; this is because it reduces the amount of stock at hand by increasing the inventory turnover ratio, and this is consistent with. From the study findings and analysis conclusions were made that Codification of materials is a step in maintaining stores in a systematic way; materials are classified in such a way that storing, issuing and identifying of products become easy generally. The study aimed to find out effects of codification on warehousing efficiency. Additionally, the study investigated factors affecting warehousing efficiency and finally the relationship between codification and warehouse efficiency. This study provided that codification has a positive effect on warehousing efficiency. This implies that an increase in adapting codification leads to increases warehousing efficiency. As a result, the study concludes that codification activities implanted were carried out positively. Lastly based on the study findings the following recommendations are made. Technology, storage space costs, were some of the issues in line with codification that came out as respectively having the strongest influence on warehousing efficiency.
A research dissertation submitted to the college of economics and management in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelors Degree in Supply and Procurement Management of Kampala International University
codification, warehousing, mega standard, Kampala, Uganda