The main difference between Warehouse and Depot is that the Warehouse is a building for storing goods and Depot is a Wikimedia disambiguation page
A warehouse is a building for storing goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial parks on the outskirts of cities, towns or villages.
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. They often have cranes and forklifts for moving goods, which are usually placed on ISO standard pallets loaded into pallet racks. Stored goods can include any raw materials, packing materials, spare parts, components, or finished goods associated with agriculture, manufacturing, and production. In India, a warehouse may be referred to as a godown.
Depot ( DEP-oh or DEE-poh) may refer to:
A place for storing large amounts of products. In logistics, a place where products go to from the manufacturer before going to the retailer.
To store in a warehouse or similar.
To confine (a person) to an institution for a long period.
To acquire and then shelve, simply to prevent competitors from acquiring it.
“the warehousing of syndicated TV shows”
A storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.
A bus station or railway station. Rail transportation
A place where recruits are assembled before being sent to active units.
A place for the servicing or upgrade of military hardware.
The portion of a regiment that remains at home when the rest go on foreign service.
The tableau; the area where cards can be arranged in solitaire or patience games.
a large building where raw materials or manufactured goods may be stored prior to their distribution for sale.
a large wholesale or retail store
“a discount warehouse”
store (goods) in a warehouse
“the pallets were warehoused the following day”
place (imported goods) in a bonded warehouse pending the payment of import duty.
place (a prisoner or a psychiatric patient) in a large, impersonal institution in which their problems are not satisfactorily addressed
“our objective is not to warehouse prisoners but to help inmates build new lives”