When growing your business’s capacity and dealing with increasing demand, there are a number of issues that you will need to take into account. You will have to handle growing production levels, storage capacity and shipping speeds. To keep customer satisfaction levels high, all these processes need to be well managed. In this module, we will look at the purpose of a warehouse and the importance of properly warehousing goods, with a focus on how these processes affect small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). We will begin with an overview of warehousing, before moving on to look at different logistical strategies to ensure efficient warehousing processes tailored to your business needs. Finally, we will conclude with a short look at the most recent trends in warehousing for small businesses.