Because the warehouse is part of a larger logistics system, communications to and from it assume critical importance. Sometimes the warehouse serves as a buffer between manufacturer and customer, sometimes between manufacturer and supplier and sometimes between wholesaler and retailer. It is always a place where accurate and timely communication is vital.
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- 1.This subchapter is based on information provided by William Arbuckle at Quaker Oats Company in Chicago and Craig T. Hall at TLC Warehousing Services, in Holland, MI.Google Scholar