May 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Segmenting the flow of goods often improves service and reduces costs
By Jim Tompkins, Gene Tyndall and Valerie Bonebrake
Segmenting supply chains is not a new idea, but operations strategies surrounding this tactic have changed with the evolution of e-commerce and the ability to deliver through multiple channels.
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