Meeting E-Fulfillment Challenges as Expectations Rise

Ecommerce continues to boom, outpacing overall retail growth, drawing successful new entrants and remaking traditional players. Yet e-fulfillment strategies – and the supply chain infrastructures that support them – are not advancing quick enough to keep pace with this growth. That’s because online orders present inherent challenges that can quickly drive up fulfillment costs, exacerbated by the increasing need for speed demanded by consumers.

In this Special Report from Multichannel Merchant, learn what both enterprise and midmarket companies are doing to address these challenges and gain efficiency and productivity in their e-fulfillment operations.

This report covers:

  • Moving from a DC to an FC World Special ReportA comparison of hybrid vs. separate ecommerce and wholesale/retail facilities
  • Technology approaches of a large enterprise company and a midmarket firm
  • The challenges of workforce and labor in a low unemployment environment
  • The increasing adoption of robotics, the benefits and worker concerns

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