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Understanding Retail Distribution Models

November 23, 2010 | Atlanta, GA

The interest in cross docking continues to be high, even if the actual implementation of cross docking outside of the retail sector is still modest at best. The opportunity to reduce distribution and sometimes inventory costs through cross docking is a powerful incentive for more companies to consider the practice - though there are many challenges, especially for non-retailers that must be more specific in how goods are fulfilled for customer shipments and cannot take advantage of the "door per store" concept often used in retail.

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