301 – PEER-TO-PEER Inside a Major Retailer’s STRATEGIC Plan to Improve Delivery Time


September 19, 2017 9:00 am - 9:50 am

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Amazon’s 2 Day Prime shipping disrupted the industry by establishing a new level of service and cost expectations from consumers. You will learn how Amazon does it as well as how other brands are attempting to replicate this strategy. Specifically, you will hear one major retailer’s perspective on fast fulfilment strategies, along with the considerations for evaluating and implementing it.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • How Amazon’s fulfillment network achieves two-day transit
  • Alternatives for implementing a fast-transit network and the role of technology
  • Challenges to overcome within existing networks and infrastructure
  • Best practices for evaluating the cost and service impacts of various fast fulfillment alternatives
Debbie Ryan
Katie Parker