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What Are One-Way Networks?

Understand how One-Way Networks fit into the supply chain

One-way networks provide transportation or interaction in one direction. An example would be a delivery route that has no planned return channel. Some of the points to take into consideration when planning or designing a network include: the optimal number and location of plants and warehouses, the best mix of transportation modes and routes, which customer fulfillment strategy to adopt when preparing e-commerce, and an evaluation of supply chain strategies such as localization, offshoring or nearshoring.