Chapter 10: Warehouse Comparison Project Question 1. Complete (fill-in) the table below using your textbook. Compare the four different types of warehouses according to the parameters listed along the left side of the table. Public Private Contract Mu Who owns/controls it? Operated as an independent business offering a range of services. - Owned by the firm storing goods in the facility - Offers control to the owner Owned and operated by a third part. The vendor and the client share the risks associated with the operation. Ow by a inst Who should use it? Companies that sell large quantities of a product can benefit from the services of a public warehouse. Should only be considered by companies dealing with large volumes of inventory. Preferable to organizations who focus on its core competencies. Is t for requ loca mul poin larg Are costs high or low? Completely dependent upon the amount of space and time the space is needed. The user pays only for the space and services used. High fixed costs of private storage and the necessity of having high and steady demand volumes.
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