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The Science Behind Warehouse Placement

January 25, 2024


Whether you are utilizing one warehouse or 10 warehouses, there are optimal locations for where inventory should be stored. Chicago Consulting has released its 10 Best Warehouse Networks for 2024 to help businesses make better informed decisions.

While its research identifies the ideal location for warehouses, the list only looks at outbound transit time to the end customer. There are many other considerations that go into locating a warehouse, but this serves as a starting point, the company said.

“After all, the whole purpose of having regional warehouses is to get close to your customers, to minimize their lead-times to receive your products and buy from you because of it,” Jeff Haushalter, partner at Chicago Consulting, said in a statement.

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