Retail distribution networks face frequent change.
Whether it’s a new acquisition or market, a shift in customer demand or supplier sourcing, or a need for consolidation, your network is an evolving entity that can support or hinder business growth. A truly optimized distribution network can address change while offering significant advantages:
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– Maintain or improve customer service while reducing inbound and outbound transportation costs, inventory levels and carrying costs, and fixed and variable costs
– Achieve an ideal balance between the total number of distribution centers and their geographic locations relative to customer demand
– Ensure capacity by prescribing an ideal size, purpose and configuration for each distribution center
– Anticipate seasonal peaks and business changes with infrastructure and operational flexibility