Abstract: The research aims to assess the importance of the warehouse in the logistics system. Specifically it focused on warehouse logistics tasks and significance of warehouse to the competitiveness of the logistics system whilst examining the requirements for effective warehousing. Following a descriptive survey and a cross sectional research design, relying on review of related literatures and analysis of data gathered through the issue of questionnaires, the study affirms the strategic position of warehouse in the logistics system. Descriptive and inferential statistics were employed in the data analysis. Test of study hypothesis by one sample T-test shows a significant difference for warehousing and the variables describing the competitiveness of the logistics system. Firms through efficient warehouse system as the research concludes, reap huge benefits in terms of enduring customer preference and loyalty. Study findings require that organizations approach warehouse leadership with utmost sense of value, adopting best possible strategies for utmost competitiveness.
Geraldine. N. Okeudo, Goodluck T. Njoku, Kingsley Kalu and Thankgod Akoma, 2021. Evaluating the Importance of Warehouse in the Logistics System. The Social Sciences, 16: 192-196.