Companies are relocating manufacturing and sourcing to regions with lower labour costs to stay competitive. This affects the efficiency of warehousing and distribution. But which elements, in particular, will be strategically important in the next two years?
Markets are changing – as are customer and service requirements. You may have implemented a new manufacturing and supply chain setup, but customers are asking for more frequent and faster deliveries.
The key to staying competitive is how quickly you can get your products from the warehouse to your customers. This can challenge your operations and calls for a review of your warehouse and distribution setup.
We asked our international clients which themes, within warehousing and distribution, they believe will have the most strategic relevance within the next two years. Here are the top five.