Stochastic models for omnichannel retail order fulfillment

By: Bansal, VishalMaterial type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: Ahmedabad Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad 2022Description: 202p. Includes bibliographical references, Figures, Tables, Charts and AppendixSubject(s): Omnichannel | E-commerce | Stock-to-picker | Multi-line orders | Markov decision processDDC classification: TH 2022-14 Online resources: eThesis Summary: With a massive increase in the number of internet users and rapid urbanization, online retail is on a path of unprecedented growth. The online retail sales in India - with over 600 million internet users - is expected to grow from US$ 55 billion to US$ 125 billion by 2024. Online customers not only demand a seamless omnichannel experience in placing an order from a variety of listed product assortments, but also expect sharp delivery windows for variable order sizes even during the busiest holiday seasons. These demanding performance expectations make the role of order fulfillment operations at the distribution warehouses invincible. Omnichannel retailers are rising to these challenges by automating warehouses, gaining visibility on real-time inventories, and developing the right order fulfillment strategy.
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Prof. Debjit Roy (Chairperson)
Prof. Prahalad Venkateshan (Member)
Prof. Arnab Bisi(Member)

With a massive increase in the number of internet users and rapid urbanization, online retail is on a path of unprecedented growth. The online retail sales in India - with over 600 million internet users - is expected to grow from US$ 55 billion to US$ 125 billion by 2024. Online customers not only demand a seamless omnichannel experience in placing an order from a variety of listed product assortments, but also expect sharp delivery windows for variable order sizes even during the busiest holiday seasons. These demanding performance expectations make the role of order fulfillment operations at the distribution warehouses invincible. Omnichannel retailers are rising to these challenges by automating warehouses, gaining visibility on real-time inventories, and developing the right order fulfillment strategy.

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