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Order Optimizer support for release based capacity

Enhance Order Optimizer to support release based capacity in addition to the existing unit based capacity.Includes:1. Enhancing Capacity Model to incorporate an option to manage network utilization (e.g. capacity consumed, processing plan, etc.) b...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 1 Delivered

Transit Time flexibility for Postal Ship Method

Enhance Optimizer to support dynamic (and more precise) transit times for the Postal shipping method(s). The goal is to more accurately reflect actual expected transit times since some delivery areas (e.g. rural) may have longer Postal transit tha...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

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. Example: [Retailer] commits a delivery date of Thursday, November 8th, ...
almost 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Order Optimizer support for decimal values in shipping rate calculation

Add Order Optimizer support for decimal configuration values that can be used to calculate shipping costs. This includes but is not necessarily limited to values & calculations in:1. shipping rate cards2. item weights3. item dimensions and dim...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Order Optimizer support for delivery surcharges

Add Order Optimizer support for including delivery surcharges in calculating the estimated shipping cost for options considered by Optimizer. Surcharges include but are not necessarily limited to:1. Delivery Area Surcharges (DAS)2. Extended Area S...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Order Optimizer support for cartonization

Add Order Optimizer support for cartonization. This would allow Optimizer to consider item shipping dimensions vs. shipping container dimensions to understand when additional package splits may be required.
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Add Order Optimizer capability to support 5 digit zip transit in addition to 3 digit zip transit

Add Order Optimizer capability to support 5 digit zip shipping configurations in addition to the current 3 digit zip shipping configurations. Supporting 5 digit configurations is expected to further refine the level of accuracy in the Order Optimi...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Add Order Optimizer tie breaker based on total transit time

Add an Order Optimizer tie breaker that considers total transit to customer time. If one or more candidate nodes are tied based on the current combination of model factors / weights and SLA restrictions, Order Optimizer should attempt to break the...
about 4 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 1 Delivered