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Optimize Sourcing Decision by Committed Delivery Date

Provide the ability to optimize node selection based on a committed delivery date to Customer versus standard order service-level agreement at the time of order capture. 



[Retailer] commits a delivery date of Thursday, November 8th, versus capturing the order on Friday, November 2nd and applying a standard business SLA of 3-6 days.

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  • Nov 2 2018
  • Needs review
How will this idea be used?

Kohl's will begin promising accurate delivery dates to its customer-base in Q1 of 2019. To ensure sourcing is operating off of the appropriate SLAs to customer, Optimizer must consider the promise date over a standard SLA range (of days).

What is your industry? Retail
What is the idea priority? High
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