Ryder - February 2015 (SCMR)

"Untangling the Complexities of efulfillment"

As consumers gain greater connectivity to retailers by means of eCommerce, their already high demands become increasingly challenging for businesses to meet. Until recently, order fulfillment was a simple function for supply chains. But with the increasing expectations, the changing nature of order fulfillment presents a whole new set of complexities.  These growing challenges place enormous pressures on distribution operations and order fulfillment processes. Supply chain managers demand greater visibility into orders that are smaller in size, but made at more frequent intervals. Consumers need their deliveries to be on time, accurate, damage free, and easily returnable.   

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