Ecommerce continues to accelerate at a rapid pace, now accounting for about 10% of US retail sales and much more than that in other countries. While both start-ups and long-established brick and mortar businesses are relying on ecommerce for growth, logistics has become a major impediment. The shipping of orders is fraught with operating issues and a big drag on profits:- Should shipments originate from a retail location or a separate warehouse?- When should additional shipping locations be added and where should they be located?- What parts of ecommerce operations can be outsourced?- How can ecommerce operations be made more efficient? - Returns: a big problem every business must contend with- Managing and measuring logistics costs: difficult for the big players, a death knell for start-upsThis course will provide answers to all of the above and will outline how more successful ecommerce companies manage logistics. Part of the Isenberg MBA Program.
ST - ECommerce Statistics
Accounting and Finance
Finance and Operations Management
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Thursday, December 28, 2017