Which Port is Your Chain's Best Link?

Geraty, Joseph
March 2012
Material Handling & Logistics;Mar2012, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p35
The article focuses on the factors that should be considered in selecting a port in North America that can serve supply chain requirements. It says that it is preferable to choose the ocean port gateway that balances the delivery requirement with lower inventory and transportation costs. It mentions cross-dock strategy, in which the product is unloaded in the warehouse near the port as inventory.


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