Color coated coilsA warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transporters, custom clearing houses etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial areas . They usually have loading docks to load and unload goods from trucks. Sometimes warehouses are designed for the loading and unloading of goods directly from railways, airports or seaports.Stored goods can include any raw materials, packing materials, spare parts, components or finished goods associated with agriculture, manufacturing and production. Warehouses are also known as godowns.