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Single or Multi-DC Network: Pros, Cons and Considerations

By Forte
August 08, 2012

Best-in-class companies periodically review their distribution network with the objectives of reducing cost and/or improving delivery service. The most successful of these companies employ state-of-the-art analytical tools in combination with deeply experienced distribution practitioners to develop meaningful improvement recommendations.

Given varying degrees of internal expertise related to major distribution network changes, this paper will bring some order to factors that might warrant either expansion or consolidation of the distribution network, including the customer, the product, and management and IT capabilities.


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