CBM 010 STORES AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR SECOND SEMESTER
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND EONOMICS
CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
COURSE CODE: CBM 010
COURSE TITLE: STORES AND MATERIALS
MANAGEMENT
DATE : 20TH AUGUST 2019 TIME : 8.30AM TO 10.30 AM

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Answer Question ONE and any other THREE Questions
This paper consists of 2 printed pages. Please turn over.
1. (a) Explain five factors that an organization may consider when choosing a site
to construct a storehouse (10 marks)
(b)Outline five purposes of stores coding in the purchasing process
(5marks)
(c) Explain any five advantages of centralizing an organization’s stores activities
(10 marks)
2. (a) Briefly explain any five functions of a store keeping manager in an
organization (10 marks)
(b)Highlight five conditions that may infuence an organization to use
mechanized materials handling equipment in its operation ( 5 marks)
3. (a)Explain five factors that an organization may consider when determining the
stocktaking method to use in its operations (10 marks)
(b)Highlight five five document s that the store manager requires during
inspection of goods (5 marks)
4. (a) Explain five benefits that an organization may derive from maintaining
effective stock levels in its operations (10 marks)
(b)Outline five methods that a storekeeper may use to issue goods to user
departments in an organization (5 marks)
5. (a)Explain five health and safety measure that the are required for effective
operations of the stores department (10 marks)
(b) Outline five reasons that may influence an organization to automate its stock
recording operations. (5 marks)
6. a) Explain five ways in which a store keeper may code commodities in the store
(5 marks)
b) breiefly discuss the relationship between storeeeping department and other
departments in the organization. (10 marks)

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