Going the distance

Baum, Stephanie
August 2004
Cabinet Maker;8/6/2004, Issue 5400, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the packaging issues in the furniture industry in Great Britain. List of factors that influence the success and failure of packaging and delivery; Importance of how the furniture is handled in the warehouse; Link between reliability and profitability.


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