As a majority of retail products are sourced in Asia and arrive at West Coast ports, mid-tier retailers who rely exclusively on centralized distribution centers may be incurring inefficiencies and limiting their growth. Routing all product to an East Coast or Midwest DC, only to bring a quarter of it back to the West Coast for store or direct fulfillment is adding unnecessary links to the supply chain.
A well-planned DC bypass strategy can leave an allocation of product on the West Coast for regional store or direct-to-consumer fulfillment. Read this whitepaper to learn how, with the help of a 3PL, retailers and manufacturers can create a customized DC bypass strategy that is right for them and can support growth.
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