Special inventory in warehouse environment are guided by policies, federal laws and compliances that are set up by organizations. In warehousing contracts, special inventory imposed by a government body are Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), and Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA). Private associations such as Round table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna Flora (CITES) are some of the examples that determined to be regulated under special inventory.
Also, any organization can classify Inventories as special due to it requires to be treated with special requirement compare with the rest due to safety, quality, value & some others factors that been determined by own organization. Special inventory is also to be audited regularly to ensure that each individual department follows the protocol. In good warehousing practices, special inventories are handled with care from the initial stage to the ending stage.