Warehousing managers are often asked, or at least they should be asked, to offer advice on any project to construct a new warehouse. Both costs and techniques in construction change rapidly, but the opportunities that may be taken, or the pitfalls that can be avoided, are relatively constant. This chapter assumes that the user has already selected a construction site, but warehouse management has been asked to advise on construction of a building at a given location.1
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- 1.This chapter is based on an article by W. S. Ammons, University Mall Properties, Pensacola, FL. The article was published in Vol. 14, No. 7, of Warehousing and Physical Distribution Productivity Report, ©Marketing Publications, Inc., Silver Spring, MD. The article was revised with substantial help from L. Jack Ruscilli, Ruscilli Construction Co., Columbus, OH.Google Scholar