10 Steps to a More Agile, Flexible Ecommerce Supply Chain

BRIAN BARRY | November 25, 2019

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By definition, an agile ecommerce supply chain is a product distribution system focused on speed, cost savings, productivity and responsiveness and flexibility to market demands. Supply chain management (SCM) exists to improve a company’s long-term performance. Amazon is already capable of offering same-day and one-day delivery to 72% of the total U.S. population, according to RBC Capital Markets. The retail business model as we knew it has been hit pretty hard, resulting in a record number of bankruptcies and store closings. One way that companies are reducing shipping costs and speeding order time to customer is through having ecommerce fulfillment centers closer to your customers.

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