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Multi-Channel vs. Single Channel Distribution

August 05, 2013

Supply chain executives and operations managers have been debating strategies for managing and integrating disparate order taking and fulfillment processes.

Opinions are divided on whether a multi-channel distribution platform or a single distribution channel for handling order requests is the most operationally efficient and cost-effective answer.

Download this white paper now and read the opinions of some of the most highly-regarded retailers as they share their best practices for choosing single or multiple distribution channels, upgrading facilities to handle increasing sales, and the adoption of new technologies to reduce labor and order turnaround time.

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