Five Trends To Watch in 2003

A growing role in inventory management, network consolidation, and a questionable labor market are just a few of the issues that distribution center and warehouse managers will be facing this year.

These issues and others emerged in the Distribution Center Management annual trends report. Editor Troy Reynolds sees a year of change and adaptation as managers react to the following issues:

• Growing role in inventory management;

• Network consolidation;

• Space utilization;

• Warehouse management systems;

• Mixed labor market.

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