Retail Operations: Optimal Pick and Ship Process

Open Access
Author:
Berman, Abigail G
Area of Honors:
Supply Chain and Information Systems
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Document Type:
Thesis
Thesis Supervisors:
  • Robert Alexander Novack, Thesis Supervisor
  • John C Spychalski, Honors Advisor
Keywords:
  • Retail Operations
  • Picking Process
  • Shipping Process
  • Pool Distribution
  • Chaotic Storage
Abstract:
The purpose of this thesis is to design the optimal retail operations process for Golden Co. retail stores. This will require shipment and inventory data from Golden Co. Changes will be recommended to improve both the inventory and shipping process. Additionally, research will be conducted to gauge dollar gain by changing these systems. Furthermore, additional practices will be examined to make further suggestions to improve Golden Co.’s retail operations processes.