Monthly Archives: February 2007

Warehousing 101 – Part 2

Building Height and Shape are key in determining the overall storage capacity of a building. When looking for a warehouse, square footage cannot be the only determinant as it is the combination of the two or cubic capacity which tells … Continue reading

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Warehousing 101

Introduction – The Building Although many say warehousing and distribution operations are passe and in decline, it still is and will remain an important part of the supply chain for many years to come. In fact the drive to “each” … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for RFID? (2002)

It was just last year when we were asking the question is RFID Ready for Prime Time? But now the question is quickly turning to Are You Ready for RFID? For those of you who have yet to even begin … Continue reading

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The Logistician

Logisticians are a sad and embittered race of men who are very much in demand in war, and who sink resentfully into obscurity in peace. They deal only in facts, but must work for men who merchant in theories. They … Continue reading

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Origin of the Word Logistics

It’s from the French “logistique,” which is derived from “loger” meaning quarters (as in quartering troops). It is related to the word “lodge” (which is a much older word in English, but from the same Latin root). It entered English … Continue reading

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