By Tom French
If you’re looking to improve your supply chain, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and dig into the details of your current distribution network. It probably evolved at a different stage in your company’s growth and is not optimized for your company’s present needs. With so many interlocking components, it may seem overwhelming to contemplate untangling or changing anything about your supply chain. The place to start is always with the data: properly identifying and understanding the cost and value of each component.
In this report, we take a closer look at one of the components that we here at Supply Chain Coach have often found to be out of sync with current company needs: Location of Distribution Centers (DC).