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MP Warehousing & Logistics Corporation (MPWLC) was established in the name of M.P. State Warehousing Corporation in the year 1958 under Agriculture Produce (development and warehousing) Act 1956 with 50% shareholdings of Central warehousing corporation and 50% of State government. Later on,it was repealed by warehousing Corporation act 1962.

M.P. Warehousing & Logistics Corporation is an autonomous body engaged in scientific storage of agriculture and associated produce in the state. As the state is located in the central India and is well connected by rail network and fourteen inter state highway passing through it, storage of foodgrains and consumer goods has an added advantage.

MPWLC was started with 6 branches with 11000 Tons capacity and has grown manifold with the present storage capacity (own) of 27.57 lakhs (upto September 2019-20) Metric Tons. The Corporation is a founder member of National Association of Warehousing Corporations.

Main objective of M.P. Warehousing & Logistics Corporation

  • Strives to progressively improve overall organization performance and capabilities.
  • Is engaged in continual search for potential customers as to have regular increase in the volume of business.
  • Keeps constant watch over the needs and requirements of the customers and makes arrangements to meet their needs accordingly and in case of wide fluctuations in market trends and business uncertainties releases the hired storage capacities. Also takes steps to explore new ways and means to diversify the business. Thus ensures optimum use of storage capacities and keeps the operation cost to the minimum level.
  • Make extra efforts to provide quality services and to exceed customers expectations and enhances their satisfaction, thereby confidence and trust is created in the capability of the organization. Pursuit for conducting regular market surveys, collection of data and information on business trends, knowledge of pressures built up by competing institutions and technological advances continues. After careful analysis of data effective decisions are taken so as to ensure sustained growth and development of the organization.
  • Such work environment is created within the organization which is conducive and beneficial to achieve better result.
  • The organization being a statutory body, its area of activities is confined to function as provide under the relevant Act and rules. It functions on business principles having regard to public interest and is guided by such instructions on questions of policy as may be given by the State Govt. or the Central Warehousing Corporation. Central Warehousing Corporation, being pioneer in the field of scientific storage facilities, possesses expertise in storage of various commodities including agricultural produce, commodities of hygroscopic nature, commodities affected by hot and rainy weather, commodities which are cared for flavor, taste and aroma, commodities of perishable nature like fruits and vegetables. Central Warehousing Corporation disseminates this specialized knowledge by training the personnel of all State Warehousing Corporations.
  • The organization is earnestly engaged in strengthening the rural economy and is enabling the cultivator class to have the storage and warehousing facilities as envisaged in the report of committee of Direction on All India Rural Credit Survey – 1954.

The aim of the MPWLC are to

  • Acquire and build godowns and warehouses at such places within the State as it may, with the previous approval of Central Warehousing Corporation, determine;
  • Run warehouses in the State for the storage of agriculture produce, seeds, manures, fertilizers, agricultural implements and notified commodities;
  • Arrange facilities for the transport of agricultural produce, seeds, manures, fertilizers, agricultural implements and notified commodities to and from warehouses;
  • Act as an agent of the Central Warehousing Corporation or of the Government for the purposes of the purchase, sale, storage and distribution of agricultural produce, seeds, manures, fertilizers, agricultural implements and notified commodities; and
  • Carry out such other functions as may be prescribed.