Commentary: Doing Distribution Center Design Right

Commentary: Doing Distribution Center Design Right

Wondering how to redesign your warehouse for maximum efficiency? Say hello to your old friend, Mr. Pareto.

Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto observed in 1906 that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. Then business management thinker Joseph Juran developed the 80/20 principle and named it after Pareto by observing that 20% of the pea pods in his garden yielded 80% of the peas.

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