Growing Revenue While Cutting Costs

O'Connor, Dave
April 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p21
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the attention that been given on the order management component of supply chain planning. The distributed order fulfillment is a new class of software that helps companies to grow revenue while driving down order and inventory costs across multi-channel, multi-division enterprises. Ongoing technology investment will be increasingly focused on garnering value and efficiency outside the four walls of the enterprise. The next wave of logistics software will be packaged systems, rather than made-to-order. The author of this article concluded that real-time visibility across the supply chain enables companies to reduce inventory dramatically and to provide customers with accurate order status information.


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