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Warehousing Notes: Slides are adopted and modified from Bowersox, et al. (2009) – textbook teaching slides
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10-2 Overview Examine Why warehouse? How does  warehousing contribute to value? http://www.break.com/index/bringing-down-the-warehouse.html Types of warehouses Warehouse operations Ownership arrangements Network strategy Warehouse management systems
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10-3 Strategic warehousing offers manufacturers a  way to reduce dwell time of parts and materials Warehousing is integral to just-in- time (JIT) and stockless production  strategies Requires strategically located  warehouses across the globe An important goal in warehousing  is to maximize flexibility Respond to ever-changing customer  demand Product assortments Value-added services Shipment sequencing
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10-4 Strategic warehousing can provide both  economic and service benefits Economic benefits  of warehousing occur  when overall logistics costs are reduced  Consolidation and break-bulk Sorting Seasonal storage Reverse logistics Service benefits  are justified by sales  improvements that more than offset added  cost Spot-stocking Full line stocking Value-added services
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10-5 Service benefits of warehousing Spot-stocking  positioning of inventory for seasonal or  promotional demand. Full line stocking  provides one-stop shopping capability  for goods from multiple suppliers. Value-added services  any work that creates a greater value  for customers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ds9H6y0qig&feature=related   Full Line Stocking at United Electric’s Distribution Center
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10-6 Typical list of value-added services Table 10.1 Value-Added Services
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10-7 The main Warehousing types Distribution centers Consolidation  terminals Break-Bulk facilities Cross-docks
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10-8 Consolidation facility Supplier B Peoria, IL Supplier C Cincinnati, OH Supplier A Grand Rapids,  MI Customer Y Framingham, MA
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