During the period of rapid economic growth, there were clear tendencies of warehouse movement into the outer parts of cities. Functional differentiation of warehouses are found in Nagoya, caused by the improvement of port facilities, progress of road traffic, and unavailability of land for warehouses in the crowded built-up areas. Warehouses are concentrated in the Nagoya port area, the inner part of Nagoya, the Ichinomiya area, and the Komaki area, with their warehouse functions being different from one another. In the Nagoya port area, warehouses are owned and run by warehouse operators and transporting companies, and the latter own more than half of the warehouses there. Most of the stored goods are imports, and are owned by trading companies. Since the ware-house district in the inner part of Nagoya has a long tradition, warehouses are owned and run by warehouse operators. And various goods are stored, but food is a leading item. Manufacturers, trading companies, and wholesalers use these warehouses. In the Ichinomiya area, warehouse companies and trucking companies run this business, and the stored goods are principally textiles, which are deposited by trading companies or by manufactures. The Komaki area is an important point of road traffic, and trucking companies run this business. The stored goods vary, but machinery is a leading item. This area is a new place of warehouse concentration, and the depositors are mostly manufactures. On the movement of stored goods, most of them in the Nagoya port area and the inner part of Nagoya are distributed to Aichi prefecture. In the Ichinomiya area they are distributed within the city area and to all over the country. In the Komaki area they are distributed to all over the country.