Too many choices can create problems that further clogs the supply chain industry. Terra Technology’s 2015 Forecasting Benchmark Study (www.terratechnology.com/key-findings/) notes that product proliferation is adding to the complexity of supply chains. As the number of SKUs increase and the location and demographics of demand evolve, shipping big lots of the same product to the same location is going away. The ‘one size fits all’ approach is dying rapidly. Is the air cargo industry ready?
Charles H.W. Edwards
Executive Director - NC Center for Global Logistics
Chair - TIACA Education and Research Committee