Best Buy Modernizes Supply Chain Network with Advanced Automation and Warehouse Robots
Best Buy is a worldwide omnichannel electronics retailer enriching the lives of their customers though technology. To compete in today’s fast-paced ecommerce environment, Best Buy is revolutionizing its supply chain network, creating logistical efficiencies that seemed impossible in the past. Starting with re-designing each of its regional distribution centers, or RDCs, and then creating metro ecommerce centers, or MECs, to better meet customer demands. Best Buy partnered with Bastian Solutions to integrate automated storage and retrieval technology, conveyor, and warehouse execution software to best serve each facility. By combining the right hardware, software, processes and people, Best Buy has achieved a better supply chain operation, from inventory management and increased order accuracy, to improved lead times for superior customer service and an overall reduction in costs.