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The Next Step in Improving Distributed Order Management — Fulfillment Forecasting

Published: 05 April 2018

ID: G00350919

Analyst(s): Tom Enright


Most retailers use demand-forecasting methods that fail to provide insight into how consumers choose to have orders fulfilled. This research helps supply chain leaders develop order fulfillment forecasting capabilities and optimize inventory positioning using distributed order management systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a More Granular Demand Forecast to Capture Order Fulfillment Activities
  • Integrate the New Granular Forecast to DOM to Improve Inventory Positioning
  • Credit Stores With the Value of Online Sales Transactions

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