Too often, though, the decisions to cut inventory and methods for doing so happen with little input from those responsible for distribution operations. Sometimes, distribution centers aren’t even aware of the changes until they notice issues emerging in their once-stable environments. Even when distribution leaders do take part in the discussion, they often fail to consider the potential side effects - primarily because few understand them.
Increases in inventory turns affect many facets of the distribution center operations, making it important to anticipate the impacts before customers feel them.
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