How one mattress supplier avoided a costly mistake with its distribution centers

Phoenix Business Journal

I recently helped a mattress supplier better forecast demand and identify ways to improve its distribution network by reducing costs and increasing customer satisfaction. Our work highlighted the challenges of finding the best sites, balancing development and construction costs compared with potential savings and the sheer scale of working across multiple states.

Consumers typically buy a new mattress every 10 years. Forecasting demand for mattresses is not as simple as a proportion of the total…

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