The Future of Warehouses & Distribution Centers Heading Toward 2018

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Motorola Solutions has released a new report entitled, “Warehousing 2018: From Cost Center to Growth Center” wherein they define and predict the changes expected in the industry. Among their predictions, distribution centers are expected to get bigger, while the use of cross docking and task interleaving is expected to be on the rise. The report was compiled from a survey of warehouse IT and operations workers in the manufacturing, retail, wholesale and third-party logistics segments. 

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