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The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition Consolidated Graphics Amy Thunderburk & Betsy Davis

April 21-22, 2010 ď‚Ť San Antonio, TX


e-fulfillment E-fulfillment can be defined as the integration of people, processes and technology to ensure customer satisfaction before, during and after the online buying experience.


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Current Demand


today’s customers demand… • Customized products delivered quickly to anywhere in the world • Complete order flexibility and convenience • Package tracking from purchase to doorstep • Easy, flawless product returns (reverse logistics)


fulfillment follies •Lack of knowledge/visibility responsible for many e-business failures •Lack of integration •Poor forecasting •No inventory tracking •Human error •Managing versionable items •Not properly organized •Billing inaccuracies - Items shipped vs. Items billed • Space limitations


pros: for outsourcing fulfillment • Speed to market • Scalability • Maintain focus on core competency • Minimal capital investment • Focus on the customer • Capitalize on efficiencies


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Location


current distribution strategy

Warehouse Location Delivery Destination


future distribution strategy


physical warehouse(s) • • • •

Square footage available Secure location or secure areas Climate controlled Efficient layouts for workflow


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Transitioning


process evaluation • System needs assessment • Data upload – product information ID codes, reorder points weights, dimensions, etc. • Identify on-going ordering and fulfillment business rules

• Determine critical success indicators •Facility readiness •Start-up audits •Reporting and metrics

•Conduct and record training events


physical inventory transition • Inventory identification and space planning • Transfer inventory • Go live with ordering activity • Business continuity


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Technology


e-commerce sample site


e-commerce WMS sample site


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Reporting


types of reports Product Reports • Backordered • Product history • Inactive / Discontinued • Product return • Inventory valuation Management Reports • Order billing • Credit card transaction • Order status report • Budget report • Payment type analysis

Order Reports • Daily orders • Unconfirmed shipping orders • Orders backordered (by product) • Daily orders with shipping • Unapproved orders

Inventory Reports •13 month average usage

Shipping Reports •Package shipments •Products shipped (by person) •Shipping order turn around •Shipping activity


report sample


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition

Service Levels


fulfillment SLA’s Title: Example: Order Line Turn Time

Level 99% of orders shipped same day

Penalty $10 per order not shipped same day

1. Order Line Turn Time

>99% of orders shipped same day if in by 3pm

Based upon Service Level Agreement

2. Order Line Accuracy

> 99%

Based upon Service Level Agreement

3. Inventory Accuracy

98.5% is the target which consistently is reached or exceeded

Based upon Service Level Agreement

4. Return Processing

Processed Within 24 hours

Based upon Service Level Agreement

5. Receipts

Processed Same day (within 12 hours)

Based upon Service Level Agreement

6. System availability commitments (web & batch processing)

24/7

Based upon Service Level Agreement

7. Response to questions/problems from customer

Immediate response: Resolution timeline to be established within 24 hours (dependent upon complexity)

Based upon Service Level Agreement

8. Completion of IT Requests

Immediate response: Resolution based upon complexity of request.

Based upon Service Level Agreement

9. Mailings (On time and accurate)

>99% on time and accurate

Based upon Service Level Agreement

10. Conventions (On time and accurate)

>99% on time and accurate

Based upon Service Level Agreement

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SLA options • Variety of shipping options • Turn around Time • Managing your returns and exchanges • Reporting supplied monthly, quarterly, annually • Electronic invoicing


fee structure types Receiving     Line Items (per pallet/item)   Processing     StoreFront order (client places order via StoreFront)   Manual Order Fee (order submitted via email, phone, fax)   Rush Order Fee (order required to ship same day)   Pick and Pack Charge Per Order   Pick and Pack Charge per line items   Packaging and Handeling Charge    Storage    

Storage Charge per Pallet

Bin Charge per location Customer Service   Account Management - Monthly Service Fees Inventory Management  

   

Physical counts, Stock destroys, Special Requests (per hour)

Kitting / Assembly   Processing and Fulfillment - (per kit)   Processing and Fulfillment - Each additional piece (per kit) Programming/Data Management

Database Management, List Programming, Special Requests (per hour)

Postage Cost

Freight Cost


your opportunity • 40% of the cost of goods sold is buried in fulfillment and back-end logistics! • Location • Technology • Service Level Agreement

• Free up to grow up


A fulfillment solution enables you to efficiently manage your materials and provides you with real-time information on demand


The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition Consolidated Graphics Amy Thunderburk & Betsy Davis

April 21-22, 2010 ď‚Ť San Antonio, TX

The Reality of a Fulfillment Transition  

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