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Omnichannel Fulfilment Adds Complexity and New Challenges for Distribution

Order fulfilment requirements will continue to change at a rapid pace. Omnichannel consumers expect fast, flexible order fulfilment, anytime, anywhere, which places additional strain on operations. Fortna can help transform omnichannel fulfilment operations to handle increasing requirements for speed, accuracy, and flexibility.

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    Fortna Designs and Delivers Solutions that Accelerate Omnichannel Fulfilment Capabilities by:

      Improving Business Agility

      Flexibility to pivot based on shifting business landscape and changing order profiles. Fortna will optimise operations across channels with best-fit technologies and intelligent software.

        Increasing Responsiveness

        Amazon has raised the bar for fast and accurate order fulfilment. Customers expect immediate availability of inventory regardless of where it sits in the network. Fortna will help design your omnichannel operations for responsiveness.

          Maximising Inventory Efficiency

          Leverage a single pool of inventory for the optimal fulfilment location and method. Fortna solutions are designed to locate inventory and fulfil orders from the most advantageous node in the network, resulting in reduced inventory and working capital.

          LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO ADDRESS LABOUR CHALLENGES

          Labour challenges, such as absenteeism, high turnover, and competition for workers, make it harder for distribution operations to meet growing performance expectations. The Fortna Technology Assessment can help increase efficiency, drive growth and profitability.

          Learn How Goods-to-Person Technology Can Help Solve Labour Challenges

          Improve eCommerce picking productivity with Goods-to-Person technologies. Use our assessment tool to calculate potential savings with automation.

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            Questions to Consider Before Deploying Ship from Store

            1. What is the goal of your ship from store strategy?
            2. How much inventory visibility is possible?
            3. Which items in the store assortment will be exposed online?
            4. What level of inventory is needed in both DCs and stores to support?
            5. How will you handle split shipments?
            6. What is your strategy for replenishment?

            For more on this topic, read Twelve Questions to Ask Before Deploying Ship from Store

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            The Fortna Difference Enables Omnichannel Capabilities for fast, flexible order fulfilment

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            It All Starts with Strategy

            We take a holistic approach to distribution strategy, considering upstream/downstream impacts on an entire network of operations.

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            Design Rooted in Data Science

            Scientifically proven proprietary modelling tools and algorithms allow us to design for maximum efficiency and outcomes.

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            Best-Fit Solutions with Agnostic Technology Selection

            We are not tied to any one manufacturer. Our wide range of partners allows us to identify and select appropriate and best-fit technologies that optimise your solution. The result is a comprehensive, flexible solution that delivers exemplary business results.

            Leveraging Omnichannel Operations for Increased Business Resilience

            Fortna helps companies transform distribution for increased resilience and agility by:

            • Driving increased flexibility and agility in their networks
            • Digitising operations for increased visibility to real-time data and insights
            • Developing new capabilities and leveraging technologies to increase competitive advantage

            Video Case Study

            Fortna helped L.L.Bean combine channels under a single roof and optimise omnichannel operations for increased speed and productivity. Watch this video to learn more.

            Fortna helped us consolidate all of our operations into a single facility that gives us more flexibility to meet our customer’s needs.

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