And that's a good thing at least when you're talking about inventory. Today's CPFR programs can help trading partners throughout the supply chain reduce stocks while cutting logistics costs. So why haven't they caught on?
The crackle of walkie-talkies and the boom of overhead DC loudspeakers may soon be a thing of the past. Who needs that stuff when you can give workers detailed instructions silently (and instantly) over wireless LANs?