Logistics Showcase: Rising to the same-day delivery challenge
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 2pm ET
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:00PM
Bob Trebilcock, Editorial Director, Supply Chain Management Review
Robert Oliver, Solution Architect, Quintiq
Today’s delivery puzzles are very different than traditional DC to store or warehouse to DC puzzles. It’s not just the shorter timeframe for delivery; the basic requirements are significantly different and more complex as well.
This means that legacy route planning and dispatch systems aren’t up to the task. Some challenges with the new same-day delivery world:
- Orders added to the mix continuously
- Many types of product moves: store or DC to customer, DC to store for pickup, store-to-store for pickup, and more
- Customer satisfaction demands accurate continuously updated delivery status
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