Back in the 1990’s my work in roofing distribution was focused on improving safety and operational efficiencies. The team I worked with was forward-thinking and we adopted many of the best systems and practices available at the time. To learn about the next great thing in wholesale distribution we often gained the most knowledge by studying other industries, such as pharmaceutical distribution.
Pharmaceuticals? What’s that got to do with skids of shingles or truck-mounted conveyors?