Archive for November 5, 2018
Inventory management and delivery are one of the most difficult pieces of a business to coordinate. Sometimes even harder than sales, the management of inventory takes up 80% of U.S. freshwater, 10% of available energy, and about 50% of our land. Basically, logistics for grocery stores and supermarkets are a large part of our national resources.
Mobile Inventory Management
Many questions exist regarding inventory management, especially with the amount of global GDP accrued from the food and agricultural industries. With the ability to use mobile distribution for food to all types of stores and to customers directly, fulfilling these numbers is simple. However, there is also the need for local distributors when it comes to fresh produce. With over 60% of shoppers looking for locally grown and distributed items in the store, they are also spending well over 10% of their income on food and groceries. There is much to be said for direct store delivery in meeting the needs and
From planning and designing new buildings to designing and planning road and railroad improvements to monitoring irrigation, dams, sewer systems and bridges, civil engineers play a vital role in the upkeep of our world’s infrastructure.
Consider for a moment the following:
- It’s estimated that more than a third of America’s major roads are in poor or mediocre condition.
- America’s aging sewer systems spill an estimated 1.26 trillion gallons of untreated sewage every single year.
- More than a third of all gam failures or near-failures since 1874 have happened in the last decade and more than 4,000 dams in America were deemed “unsafe” by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
- More than half of America’s interstate miles are at 70 percent of traffic capacity and nearly 25 percent of the miles are strained at more than 95 percent capacity.
All of the above issues are things that ordinary Americans deal with every day and all are problem