How can I leverage my assets, infrastructure and capability?
Availability - How much inventory should I carry?
- Planning & Demand Forecasting
- Replenishment & Safety Stock Methodologies
- Inventory Visibility Systems (e.g. WMS)
- Ranging & Working Capital Decisions
- Service Level & Cost Optimisation
Responsiveness - Where should I carry my inventory?
- # of Stocking Locations
- Network Design (# of DCs, FCs, Dark Stores, Store Pick-up)
- Network Footprint – e.g. Hub and Spoke
- Infrastructure & Capability (Automation, Click & Collect, etc.)
- Store Network & Fulfilment Options