Retailers, Stay on Offense
Early to Build Distribution Networks that Live Up to Intense Holiday Demands
“Ship from Store” fulfillment requires an integrated real estate strategy to meet retailers’ omnichannel objectives. Source: JLL.
Delayed packages and mismatched orders characterized the 2013 holiday delivery debacle and last year saw retailers starting holiday planning months ahead. To compete effectively during the 2015 holiday season, retailers are taking a more holistic view of their supply chain real estate.
The journey to a flexible, functional distribution network is a dynamic model, and it’s vital to have the right real estate strategy in place to support growing omnichannel expectations.
For those beginning to shop for the right retail distribution real estate, we’ve captured some key changes executives can expect in today’s market: