The Secret Behind Fast Delivery - From Inventory Management Perspective

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Lind 305
Rong Yuan (JD.COM) sets the standard for online shopping through its commitment to quality, authenticity, and its high standard delivery services. JD's nationwide fulfillment network provides standard same- and next-day delivery covering a population of more than 1 billion. This talk will discuss the latest development of the the key methodologies and algorithms behind fast delivery at including 1) Demand Forecast, 2) Product Placement, and 3) Inventory Allocation.