CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional (#112)

A manufacturer of consumer packaged goods with a single plant and nine regional distribution centers is considering reducing the number of distribution centers in its system. Reducing the number of distribution centers most likely will reduce fixed warehousing and the cost of:

storing cycle inventory in the distribution centers.
storing finished-goods inventory at the manufacturing plants.
transportation from the distribution centers to the customer.
transportation from the plant to the distribution centers.