Softeon, a global supply chain software provider with the industry’s
best track record of customer success, has released a new book that
summarizes key aspects of Distributed Order Management systems, a
comparatively new supply chain software category now almost essential
for effective ecommerce fulfillment – and beyond.
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A Distributed Order Management System serves as a powerful hub that
enables omnichannel commerce; integrates the extended supply chain;
optimizes inbound and outbound order routing; provides real-time network
inventory visibility, allocation, and management; automates complex
channel and customer requirements; and maximizes profitability while
meeting customer service commitments.
While the software was first developed for ecommerce fulfillment
applications, it is now expanding its reach well beyond retailing into
other industries and applications.
Despite the increased adoption of DOM technology, it is still little
understood by most supply chain professionals. To address the market’s
needs for better education on DOM, Softeon has published The
Little Book of Distributed Order Management.
The book provides a concise but detailed look at DOM history, uses
cases, value drivers, functionality, case studies, keys to success and
more. It is the most thorough discussion of DOM available to date –
accomplished in just 70 pages.
Kevin Hume, a vice president at noted consultancy Tompkins
International, says that “Distributed Order Management is changing
the landscape in supply chain execution. If you want a concise primer on
DOM functionality, application use cases, and how DOM delivers value in
retail and beyond, this Little Book provides all that and more. A good
John Hill, a consultant at St. Onge, adds that the Little Book is
a “Great introduction to DOM that goes well beyond the typical primer
or DOM for Dummies! Clearly, it identifies the options available to
those just sticking their toes in the DOM and supply chain systems water
as well as those looking to take their order management system(s) to the
The prestigious CSCMP Supply Chain Quarterly is publishing a summary of
the Little Book by its authors Dan Gilmore and Satish Kumar, both
of Softeon, in its second quarter 2019 edition, under the title of “The
Most Important Supply Chain Software that You Don’t Know Much About.”
The Little Book of DOM is available as a downloadable e-book or
can be mailed as a printed hardcopy. Those who are interested can choose
either option at the following link: https://www.softeon.com/getDOMbook.
Softeon has a growing list of successful DOM implementations, in
applications including efulfillment, vendor drop shipping, 3PL client
onboarding and requirements management, order hub creation, optimizing
inbound inventory flows, service parts management and more. Softeon also
offers traditional Order Management that can be deployed with DOM for a
complete and robust total Order Management Solution.
a global provider of supply chain solutions from planning through
execution, anchored by our Warehouse Management System (WMS) and
Distributed Order Management (DOM) solutions. Our advanced SOA-platform
is engineered to reduce complex problems into simple solutions for a
faster time to market and lower cost of ownership. Users can implement
solutions incrementally to solve a specific challenge or deploy an
integrated system. Configurable modules and rules-based solutions give
market leaders the business agility they need to get ahead and stay
ahead. Companies choose the flexibility and ease-of-use of the Softeon
platform to drive higher business value and accelerate ROI. Deployment
options include on-premise or in the cloud – delivered with a 100% track
record of system success. For more information, please visit www.softeon.com.