Case Study: Sears and Same Day Delivery

Cario Lullo
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Northwestern Professor and Partner at Opex Analytics, Diego Klabjan recently authored the following column on same-day delivery and its impact on the design supply chain in Supply Chain Digest. The article highlights past failed attempts of a decade ago of firms like Webvan and Kozmo with recent efforts by companies ranging from start-ups such as Deliv and Zipments to hi-tech powerhouses such as Amazon and Google. This article highlights interesting research done by Professor Klabjan on how big-box retailer Sears can best leverage its network.