BTJ 1/16 - Focus: Warehousing
Publication date: 2016-03-07
Warehouses and distribution centres are changing as IT and operational personnel are placing increased focus on optimizing supply chain management.
In the post-2008 economic downturn world, increasing in volume and throughput are insuffiient steps to remain profitable and competitive.
Thus, managers are faced with new business realities that drive them to reimagine warehouse and distribution centres, and the role these spaces play in the balance sheet.
Cost-to-profit. Transforming warehouses and distribution centres, by Katarzyna Chmielewska
The 1/2016 issue of Baltic Transport Journal in the Focus section features also:
- Connecting the unconnected. The Internet of Things in warehousing and logistics, by Bartosz Dąbrowski
It wasn't until the 1990s that the Internet was finally adopted outside the premises of military and academic buildings. Since then, the World Wide Web has conquered the globe, now being available almost everywhere and for anyone. However, it can push its limits far beyond today's boundaries, as a mere 1% of items on Earth are currently Internet-connected.