Endless Aisle

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Enabling your customers to have access and buy any items in your network of inventory is key to lifetime value and continued profitability.

The Endless Aisle Process

The Benefits

Retailers who implement Endless Aisle Capabilities experience:

  • Increased Store Sales
  • Higher Lifetime Value of the Consumer
  • Increased Margin in Order Fulfillment (when sourced via SFS)
  • Increased Inventory Utilization
0%
of Customers order from competitor when retailers are out of stock
0%
of inventory is typically out of stock when customer shops in store

The Preparation

Each of the four sections below are preparation areas to consider before starting your project. Hover over each line item to get more details and validating questions.

Research & Requirements

  • Assessing Inventory Accuracy
  • Understanding ‘Inventory Protection’ Strategies

System Design & Implementation

  • Designing ‘Real-Time’ Inventory Integrations
  • Designing Sourcing/Allocation Rules for Fulfillment

The Challenges

Inventory Related

Challenges

  • Inventory is missing or misplaced in store
  • Inventory is damaged or not in sellable state
  • Inventory is received, but not in pickable state

Considerations

  • Inventory Protection Levels
  • Timing of Making Inv. Available
  • Historic Damage / Shrink Rates
  • Lifecycle of Products for Eligibility Rules

Store Associate Related

Challenges

  • Inventory is missing or misplaced in store
  • Inventory is damaged or not in sellable state
  • Inventory is received, but not in pickable state

Considerations

  • Inventory Protection Levels
  • Timing of Making Inv. Available
  • Historic Damage / Shrink Rates
  • Lifecycle of Products for Eligibility Rules

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How It Works

Here is our methodology to ensure the success of your omni-channel business solution.

Business Case & Roadmap

Key Services Delivered:

  • Define Current Capabilities
  • Define the Future State
  • GAP Analysis
  • Solution Alternatives
  • ROI Analysis
  • Business Solution Roadmap

Requirements & System Selection

Key Services Delivered:

  • Solution Requirements
  • Key Business Scenarios
  • RFI/RFP Demos
  • References
  • Contract Negotiation
  • System Selection

Project Roadmap Creation

Key Services Delivered:

  • Budgeting
  • RACI Resource Planning
  • Phasing
  • Change Mgmt Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Contingency Planning
  • Project Governance

Solution Implementation

Key Services Delivered:

  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Design
  • Integration
  • Environment Build/Configuration
  • Application Testing
  • Integrated Testing
  • Operations Testing
  • Training
  • Conversion
  • Support

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