October 2013

Same-Day Fulfillment: It's a Balancing Act

In order to meet customer expectations for shorter order-to-delivery times, companies are driving distribution operations to reduce order fulfillment time and enable shipping within hours instead of days. The move toward same-day fulfillment is not new, but companies continue to wrestle with what level of service makes sense for the business and how to achieve it. The pivot point is a delicate balance of several areas of the DC that make it possible to improve speed without decreasing accuracy or profitability.

In this webcast moderated by DC Velocity's David Maloney, Helgi Thor Leja, Industrial & Electrical Distribution Leader, Fortna Inc., offers expert advice on balancing service and cost for faster order fulfillment time. Viewers will:

  • Learn how companies are successfully compressing order fulfillment time for real bottom-line benefits
  • Understand the impacts of moving to a later order cut-off time
  • Get practical advice about ways to improve speed while balancing service and cost in order fulfillment.

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