Instead, you can better plan your receiving labor and have fewer invoices to reconcile and pay. Allow NDC to serve as your virtual warehouse with our end-user fulfillment program. Your company will be listed as the shipping company, alleviating any potential customer confusion.
This allows you to sell products not currently stocked in your facility and frees up your cash flow.
This is not only convenient for your customers, but it also reduces your risk of short-dated product.
Logistical considerations have always played a strategic role in business.
He also knew that the market for private-label bleach in New England, where he wanted to be, was dominated by a manufacturer located in New Jersey.
So the entrepreneur decided to found a private-label bleach manufacturing company near Boston.
Another new venture in which logistics plays a major role was set up by two honors students.
Milk and cream is then separated, homogenized, and bottled on site for sale direct to consumers at significantly lower prices than through traditional channels.As an example, one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers recently had to replace its ships.The ships carried materials in bulk from plants in the Caribbean to Gulf and East Coast ports for subsequent transfer to barges and rail cars for delivery to terminals at which customers’ orders were packed into containers for final delivery by rail and truck.Government regulation, the health of the nation’s transportation system, energy restrictions, and technological developments all represent important considerations in the formulation of a business strategy.As the author shows in this article, many companies have responded to these challenges by developing competitive strategies based in part on such concepts as postponement and speculation, standardization, consolidation, and differentiation.