Importers Switching From 'Just-in-Time' to 'Just-in-Case'
Supply Chain Glitch Prompts Inventory Build Up

BY DAVID GREENBERG

A decade after the just-in-time system became entrenched in the inventory operations of retailers and manufacturers, many are reverting to an old-fashioned alternative: leasing lots of space to store products for a rainy day...

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