Trends Transforming the Design of Supply Chains

by Kevin O'Neill

Companies are re-thinking their supply strategies to meet new consumer demands and e-commerce. Different choices on where and how companies design and operate their distribution facilities are leading to new supply chain facility footprints that include smaller facilities that are closer to the customer.

The four trends are driving this change and transforming distribution center (DC) networks include:

  • The e-commerce revolution
  • Globalization and right-shoring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Technology innovation

Check out the MHI blog to learn how these four trends are impacting the future design of supply chain networks.

About the blog

Learn more about mezzanines, work platforms and other steel structures, and about trends in the material handling and industrial processing markets from our blog posts by Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill. Check out the blog archives for helpful advice on structure selection, siting and applications.

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