Stuff: International Logistics

Herndon, Kerry
January 2010
FloraCulture International;Jan2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p47
The article reflects on the development of international logistics. The author states that floral items ordered over the Internet have a large shipping cost and provide more profits to web retailers. It notes that people in Japan who work long hours are able to receive delivery from local seven eleven store. It announces that plants and flowers are sell in grocery stores, which provides consumer convenience.


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