Physical Environment & BCP Management

Physical environment is extremely important to manage the warehouse operations since there is huge inventory at warehouse area.Hence,to manage and avoid any risk we need to put complete checks and security intact.

The place of business is affected by different levels of disaster – from short term disasters to long term/permanent loss of a building. Such a plan typically explains how the business would recover its operations or move operations to another location after damage by events like natural disasters, theft, or fire.

During our checks for Physical environments and BCP Management the following points to be taken into consideration.

  • Effective tracking and monitoring of temperature inside the warehouses
  • Inadequate controls on Power Back up management
  • Sufficient availability of resources to ensure uninterrupted power supply
  • Secondary back up management at Warehouse critical areas which requires specific controlled environment
  • Preventive checks and controls on power back up management
  • Verify physical access controls
  • Adequate Product/Warehouse safety related concerns - Fire alarms /sprinklers/mock drills/ fire extinguishers
  • Housekeeping and hygiene factors for products preservations