This is the use of words to explain or identify stock item. It may be simple or complex depending on the item in question. Some descriptions are long and complicated and may end up confusing stores staff. This reason makes the stores personnel to prefer coding of the stock. Nevertheless, description of stock eases identification of stocks when it comes to the issuance of the goods to the user departments. Also good description of stock enables the stores personnel to send the right information to the purchasing function pertaining goods to be ordered.