Create Agile Distribution Operations with Pull-driven Order Fulfillment

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 2PM ET

Date/Time
Thursday, October 4, 2018 2:00PM
Moderator
Josh Bond, Senior Editor, Modern Materials Handling
Panelists
Russ Meller, Ph.D., Fellow IISE, Vice President, Solution Design and Research & Development, Fortna
Roger Counihan, Vice President, Sales, Fortna

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E-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment require highly flexible distribution operations that can adapt swiftly to changing demand patterns, including seasonal and daily volume peaks.

Pull-driven order fulfillment, enabled by advanced Warehouse Execution Systems, can improve responsiveness, lower order cycle times, increase worker productivity, and require less capital investment.

In this webcast we compare push vs pull-driven fulfillment and demonstrate measurable performance differences between the two operating methods as a case study.

In this session you will:

  • Hear about the value of and key differences between pull-driven fulfillment and traditional push distribution operations
  • Learn about the role of warehouse execution systems in pull-driven fulfillment
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