Omni-Channel Network Design
A video game manufacturer was struggling to meet the simultaneous launch dates and service levels across the different channels – retail, wholesale, direct and ecommerce channels. Expediting costs were eroding profitability. The long lead times and constrained time windows from design to development to manufacturing to launch presented a significant challenge. Our team was tasked with designing the network that supported the channel strategy and recommend on appropriate inventory positioning across channels and nodes to achieve desired service levels.
- 27% improvements in service levels
- 70% reduction in expedited costs
- 21% reduction in overall costs
- Visibility to all inventory in the warehouse
- Analytics tool for ongoing inventory positioning