The Future of Fulfillment With David Glick

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The Future of Fulfillment With David Glick

David Glick

David Glick is the Chief Technology Officer at Flexe, a company that provides the world’s largest retailers and brands with technology-powered, omnichannel logistics programs. In his role, he is responsible for the design and development of the Flexe Logistics Platform. Before Flexe, David spent 20 years building key components for Amazon’s retail and operations technology. He led a team of professionals to build Amazon’s Automate Pricing system, many features in the platform’s Warehouse Management System, and various transportation systems. 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • David Glick shares eCommerce strategies for capacity, distribution, and fulfillment
  • How brands should consider fulfillment options 
  • Solutions for supply chain disruptions and diminished storage capacity
  • The importance of replenishing inventory and reducing vendor lead times
  • What is Amazon’s Inbound Cross Dock (IXD)?
  • David’s advice for managing supply chain operations

In this episode…

When it comes to direct-to-consumer (DTC) distribution and fulfillment, many eCommerce brands lack an efficient operational strategy, resulting in diminished warehouse capacity and lengthy shipping times. So, how can you streamline your operations to replenish inventory and reduce vendor lead times?

One essential action brands should take is to store their inventory in hyperlocal facilities close to the consumer by building a multi-node network offering direct fulfillment. Flexe is a platform that allows businesses to store inventory in a single digital-powered warehouse that ships to multiple channels, including Amazon, Walmart, and Target. With this method, you can reduce your replenishment and lead times by hours or days.  

In today’s episode of The Digital Deep Dive, join Aaron Conant as he interviews David Glick, Chief Technology Officer at Flexe, about optimizing your fulfillment strategies. David explains how brands should consider various fulfillment options, Amazon’s Inbound Cross Dock (IXD), and how to manage supply chain operations.

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