International retailer seeks infrastructure for long-term US growth
Internationally-based retailer needs to determine the long-term distribution network strategy needed to support aggressive growth in both store and e-commerce sales. Recognizing that US labor markets are only getting tighter, they want to determine the best location and correct amount of automation to successfully support the sales growth.
Orion Strategies/Client Relationship
The growth and supply chain properties of e-commerce and retail were modeled over five years, which determined the size, location, level of automation, capital spend and operating spend.
The retailer is using Orion's model to guide the future application of technology and develop the next distribution location.