The contemporary economic climate is marked by rapid change, which of course affects warehousing. Perhaps the most troublesome change is the high cost of capital. Expensive and scarce capital can affect size and location of inventories, and can certainly affect decisions regarding construction of new warehouse facilities . When capital is short, the creative financial officer will generate new money by cutting inventories, by rescheduling production, or by persuading his supplier or customer to take some of the stocks he is now carrying.
KeywordsReal Estate Global Supply Chain Warehouse Location Inventory Investment Practical Handbook
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