The Satellite Review Magazine 2021 Issue 7 - Page 18
SCALING ORDER FULFILLMENT
A fter an unpredictable year , no company or industry is a stranger to disruption . Whether it ’ s a global pandemic , a ship blocking a major trade route or a shortage of drivers , we ’ ve all grown accustomed to unpredictability . But when it comes to warehousing , logistics and the supply chain , a volatile environment can uproot even the most established organizations .
The many disruptions we ’ ve experienced over the past year highlighted the need for companies to flatten the ebbs and flows of their supply chain . We now know the unexpected should be a part of your fulfillment strategy . Whatever that disruption might be , having the ability to quickly react and proactively adapt to move products through the network is key for today ’ s companies .
According to Business Insider , “ 2022 is expected to be the first trillion-dollar year for online sales .” And consumers are demanding faster and more accurate deliveries than ever before . Scaling order fulfillment is a critical piece in adapting to these changing consumer demands and evolving market conditions .
How can your company go about implementing order fulfillment strategies to scale for business growth or lower than average volumes ? A successful order fulfillment strategy begins with ware-