So you have a warehouse network and each warehouse has its own territory with a set of customers it serves. You might do better if this territory is not fixed; where the origin of each order is determined based on the economics and service needs of that order.
Warehouse Order Management Process, Order Fulfillment Solutions
Warehouse Fulfillment Services, Distribution Fulfillment Services in Chicago, USA
- You can have at least three kinds of approaches to processing orders in your network
- Service-based territories, normally based on proximity
- Fixed Cost-based territories accounting for inbound and outbound freight plus warehousing
- “Flexible” territories determined “on-the-fly” based on the specifics of each order
Chicago Consulting develops tools for it clients to process order optimally.
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