General Audit Checklist for Finished Goods Warehouse:
Following are some of the checks that are considered during Finished Goods Warehouse Audit:
|1||Attendance||Is there any system in place to monitor the attendance of Warehouse Staff|
|2||Licenses & Compliances||Whether required licenses (VAT licenses, etc) are displayed at a conspicuous place in warehouse/office?|
|3||Warehousing||Is continuous water supply with storage facility available at the warehouse?
Is hose reel required/available?
|4||Warehousing||Whether sufficient fire extinguishers are available in the warehouse and are serviced on a periodical basis?|
|5||Warehousing||Are the goods stacked in accordance with the limits prescribed on cartons?
Whether the drums are stored up to the height of specified layers?
|6||Warehousing||Is the spill kit available at warehouse ??
Following are some of the requirements which may be applicable as per the type of warehouse-
1. Oversized MS Drums/ packaging material
2. Absorbent material like soda ash, sand and saw dust
3. Shovels, brooms, buckets, trays
4. Adequate PPE’s
6. Nitrile Hand gloves
9. Cartridge Mask
11. Hypo Solutions
|8||Warehousing||Are there sufficient first aids available considering specific toxic pesticides and insecticides?|
|9||Warehousing||Do workers & visitors use proper PPE’s as per the requirements of Warehouse Manual|
|10||Warehousing||Disposal of Insurance Claimed & Unsalable stocks|
|11||Inventory||Whether any discrepancies (shortage/excess) are noticed in PV, whether root cause analysis is being carried out and appropriate actions taken on such differences?|
|12||Logistics||Whether recovery clause has been incorporated in transporter’s agreement for in-transit damages & losses? (in case of owned warehouse)|
|13||Logistics||Whether TREM (Transporter’s Emergency card) is provided to the carrier for full truckloads, to handle any emergency due to spillage/leakage/accident/incident etc.|
|14||Records||Employee Training Records|
|15||Records||Whether Updated material safety data sheet is maintained at Warehouse for all products?|
|16||Records||Internal Audit observations and compliances of the previous year.|