Trailers seem to be the next trend in warehousing. It costs 50% less than brick-and-mortar to use trailers as storage space. The issue is that trailers are only able to help with pallet inventory.
They’re not feasible for some businesses. E-commerce operations require larger brick-and-mortar footprints for picking operations.
Trailers do offer several benefits: temporary storage to expand capacity, mobile operations as trailers can support inventory surges wherever needed, and utility in reverse logistics.
This post is based on the Supply Chain Dive […]