The warehousing and Port Operations of Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) include;
The WPO Department is solely responsible for taking over cocoa from Licensed Buying Companies (LBCs). In carrying out its duties, the department ensures that consignments to be offloaded have the right requirements of good grade, category, weight and station marks. These checks are necessary to ensure that Ghana's cocoa premium status is not compromised.
Cocoa taken over from LBCs are carefully stacked in sheds in such away that the first-in-first-out system is upheld. Stack histories of every stack in a shed are prepared to facilitate periodic fumigating activities.
The department plays an important role during evacuation since it determines where stock can be located and liaise with Labour Companies to load cocoa from the shed to evacuating destinations.
The department carries out duties with the help of the following organizations;