3 Things to Know Before Dividing Your Inventory by Multiple Distribution Centers

If you’re looking to optimize your ecommerce inventory management strategy, you’ve likely considered moving products into multiple warehouses. This can be an effective way to lower transportation costs and get products to customers faster.  

There is a lot of information out there about the cost benefits of splitting inventory across multiple distribution centers, but what many ecommerce businesses don’t know is that distributed inventory isn’t the best strategy for every brand. It can be costly and limiting for your business.  

Before deciding it’s the right time for a distributed inventory model, consider these important factors, they may help you see that your brand isn’t well-suited for multi-warehouse distribution.