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Twelve Questions to Ask Before Deploying Ship from Store

Companies are turning to ship from store strategies to enable flexibility and resilience in response to disruption, as well as greater transportation speed and reliability for eCommerce. In the article, read about the benefits and considerations of ship from store.

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Investments in Resilience Require Shorter Planning Horizon

Shorter horizons for investments and a different ROI model are needed to enable an adaptive supply chain. Leaders need to be able to make investment decisions that allow them to pivot quickly.

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Seven Types of Warehouse Robots: Considerations for Leveraging Robots in the DC

In this article, we will describe seven types of warehouse robots and their benefits, use cases and challenges, providing a framework for how to think about leveraging robots in distribution operations.

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Before Pushing Micro-fulfillment, Consider These Four Things

Before pursuing a micro-fulfillment strategy, companies need to look at the bigger picture and consider four key areas including site selection, inventory, software and perishable goods.

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Shifting eCommerce Landscape Calls for New Look at Network Strategy

Business continuity and profitability depend on flexibility during disruption. Business leaders looking to create additional capacity for eCommerce volume should start by examining their existing network.

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Five Smart Ways to Ride the Surge of eCommerce Returns

Leading companies take a strategic approach to reverse logistics and evaluate how they handle returns with the same efficiency as outbound order fulfillment. Here are some of their approaches.

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Six Things to Consider Before Implementing Micro-fulfillment

Micro-fulfillment enables shorter order to delivery cycles, lower transportation cost and hyper-localized product offering, however there are a few things you’ll want to consider before implementing solutions.

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Video

Scaling Your Network for eCommerce: A Data Driven Strategy

Fortna’s ProMatDX session provides a data-driven strategy for network roadmap planning that allows you to quickly explore and contrast different scenarios and identify alternatives while balancing cost, service and flexibility.

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eCommerce Shift Requires New Look at Network Strategy

Rapid acceleration of eCommerce growth requires review of the network strategy for opportunities to alleviate capacity constraints that impede business continuity or continued growth.

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Case Study

Fortna Improves Distribution Operations with AutoStore Solution

Transformation of a 3-shift, 7 days per week, round-the-clock operation, into an automated, highly efficient fulfillment engine to support eCommerce growth and new revenue streams for the business.

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Six Things You Can Do to Make Returns a Competitive Advantage

With the increase in eCom orders comes an increase in returns highlighting the need for an efficient and profitable process that is easy, fast, free and seamless for the customer.

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Shift in eCommerce Requires a Quick Pivot to More Agile Operations

Disruption has caused a massive shift toward eCom revealing stress points in operations that must be shored up quickly for business continuity.

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