Ryan McDaniel, the senior vice president of Walmart China’s supply chain, announced a 1 million-square-foot warehouse in Dongguan, China, is part of $1.16 billion Walmart plans to invest in logistics in China.
The Walmart Huanan Fresh Food Distribution Center, which opened in March, serves more than 100 stores in the Guangdong and Guangxi regions and can ship up to 165,000 boxes per day.
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Where there is demand for a service, one can almost certainly guarantee that there will be a steady stream of supply from those looking to capitalize on an opportunity to profit while simultaneously, and quickly, entering into a race to the bottom in terms of pricing, promotion, placement, and product quality.
Well, the supply chain manager or logistician who actually completed his or her degree would know this, but that is no longer a given considering that more and more students are admitting to their using either formal or informal channels to cheat so as to gain admittance into higher education without having to put in the time required to achieve such consideration otherwise.
Think back to those times when either you or yours received troubling, life-altering news.
Perhaps you were at the bank being told you did not qualify for a small-business loan on account of your credit history or, conversely, on the way to the grocers when you received a phone call alerting you to the passing of a loved one.
Nine times out of 10, though, most bad news is delivered in GP offices the world over after you or a close friend receive an unexpected, though not entirely incurable, prognosis. That said, doctors and care teams are quick to begin prescribing medications in line with protocols meant to save one’s life and which patients are wont to take immediately.
Since the dawn of air travel there have been both rapid advancements in technology and its use in shuttling people and their parcels further, faster, and safer than was once thought humanly possible. There is also a seemingly ironic avoidance of using the same such technology toward assuring such precious cargo reaches its final destination on time and in one piece.
That said, and in the age of fold’em or hold’em (or, alternatively, merge’em), airlines and airports are facing increasing scrutiny from regulators as well as fliers when it comes to ensuring that air travel remains affordable and as minimally monopolistic as possible.