Unlocking Hidden Cost in the Distribution Centre

Executive Summary

The “Unlocking Hidden Cost in the Distribution Centre” research examines current views on distribution centre trends and challenges from senior supply chain and distribution centre managers within the UK, France, Germany and Northern America.With many businesses still feeling the effects of the recession, facing increased competition and being forced to operate on smaller and smaller profit margins, distribution managers are increasingly tasked with the seemingly impossible job of finding cost savings from existing operations. To do this, managers are learning that they have to leave no stone unturned in order to effectively evaluate current processes and technology to help identify areas for efficiency improvements.

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