Answer the following questions thoroughly and in your own words (no plagiarism). Make sure you communicate your answers in a business-like fashion, avoiding spelling and grammar errors.
- Why could a warehouse be described as a necessary evil?
- What role are warehouse operators playing in postponement strategies?
- What is the primary purpose of bar codes or RFID packaging? Is the role different in materials handling?
- In terms of basic materials handling, what is the role of a unit load?
- Why have automated handling systems failed to meet their expected potential?