Passenger Figures Soar

September 1999
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep99, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p15
Trade Publication
The electronic business and mail order companies share many of the same distribution challenges. As these two sectors become increasingly homogenous, this article looks at the critical order fulfillment processes through the experience of a company that decided to adopt a fundamentally new approach. With the order distribution system, the Bakker Hillegom can provide a high level of customer service throughout the year, meeting its objectives for capacity, quality and cost. It has delivered increased throughput by each operator, a quieter, more pleasant working environment, improved accuracy, faster order fulfillment and greater flexibility to accommodate efficiently the peaks and troughs of the fast changing garden business.


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