Designing the Distribution Center for E-Commerce
Success in a multichannel world requires the right order fulfillment strategy.
(Boonton, NJ, August 16, 2013) E-commerce has grown rapidly over the past several years. Last year, it exploded. Many retailers saw their e-commerce sales increase by double digits and are projecting strong growth for the foreseeable future.
Success in a multichannel world requires the right order fulfillment strategy, and that strategy is likely different from the store replenishment strategy currently being used to stock store shelves.
In the August issue of Distribution Center Management newsletter Kelly Reed, executive vice president, material handling integration at Tompkins International discusses five facility design principles for e-commerce order fulfillment.
The article is online now at: www.distributiongroup.com/featured_articles.php
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