Because of its size and location, Sandy inflicted maximum damage on the just-in-time economy.
Ultimately, the solution lies not in moving away from a just-in-time world.
The just-in-time mentality has spread from manufacturing and retailing into other businesses, and into our personal lives.
It also upended one of the most important concepts in modern business: just-in-time management.
Next the just-in-time mentality was married to long supply chains.
just-in-time, point-of-sale, and electronic interchanges came into being because the human pragmatic made them necessary.