Can Warehousing Really, Truly Be Strategic?

Dutton, Gail
October 2008
World Trade;Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p36
Trade Publication
The article offers information on warehousing innovations and value-added services that shippers in the U.S. are adopting to compensate for a weak economy. On the technology front, software as a service (SaaS) is a new offering with great potential, especially for cash-tight businesses. Radio frequency identification (RFID) is common for high-end goods. Some companies are collaborating with their supply chain partners to develop a system that is effective for all players and then automate it for a fully integrated supply chain.


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