The following steps are followed in preparing store codes.
Step 1 Identify the item to be coded e.g. raw materials, under a basic heading
Raw materials RM
Step 2 Type of raw material, e.g.;
Step 3 Identify and code the raw materials e.g:
Step 4 Identify and code the grade e.g
Liquids/oil/engine/10/15 RMLOE 10/15
Step 6 Determine location of item in terms of gangways, racks e.t.c.
Gangway 1 rack 4. MLOER 10/15/5.1.4