In today’s healthcare world, especially in pharmaceuticals, security often reigns paramount in decision-making processes. Interestingly, in one of the most mundane of operational processes in the supply chain, pallet “wrapping”, options exist that have dramatic effects on the “cost of security” trade off. As technologies advance and requirements expand, it may be time to reconsider something as basic as pallet wrapping.
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In part five of this series, we explore change management and how it is a critical link in ensuring the smooth transition of new and upgraded DCs into functionally efficient live operations.
Part four of this series focuses on designing a DC from an automation focus delineates a significant difference in how systems integrators and independent logistics consultants approach distribution solutions.
In part three of this series, we discuss how the methodology of independent logistics consultants and a systems integrator may differ when it comes to objectivity in system design.
Part two of this series examines some of the important questions that drive facility design decisions and how an independent logistics consultant like Sedlak Management Consultants, Inc., brings a depth and breadth of knowledge to guide the best-fit and most cost-efficient solutions for the client.
Although systems integrators position themselves as single-source suppliers of distribution solutions, the increasingly complex nature of supply chains demands the broader scope of experience and unbiased methodologies of the independent logistics consultant. This five-part series addresses key questions and essential factors that make the choice of partner clear.