A standard has been set and it starts with supply chain. Home depot announced last year that the massive investment in its own supply chain would make the company the fastest most efficient delivery in home improvement and in the second quarter the company s value chain was credited in part with helping to drive stellar results the highest ever for sales and net earnings.
Supply chain has never been home depot s key strategic priorities in the past.
The home depot supply chain. Learn more or search roles it s an exciting time to be in supply chain at the home depot. Instead the atlanta based home improvement s management had always been focusing on expanding its stores. After announcing plans to invest 1 2 billion in its supply chain and stand up 170 new distribution locations home depot is now live with a number of these pilot facilities ceo craig menear said on the company s most recent earnings call.
The retailer is expanding its distribution network through the construction of approximately 150 new supply chain facilities nationwide. Freightwaves a supply chain trade news leader announced the home depot as one of the winners of its first ever shipper of choice award. Most importantly the supply chain allows customers to transact how they want to this includes returns and reverse logistics.
This includes equipment battery changes painting and drywall repair. Home depot offers buy online pickup in store and buy online ship to store but spata says the buy online return to store option is consistently atop customer satisfaction data. A spokesperson was unable to provide the exact number of new locations.
The home depot operates one of the largest and most intricate supply chain networks in retail and that s on a normal day. We re transforming our network to make it faster and easier to get product to stores and customers which means the sky is the limit for building a great career with us. People don t really understand the magnitude of the supply chain response when a hurricane is happening says johnathan flores supply chain hr manager.
A hurricane creates a whole new level of complexity. At the time the company s emphasis on expansion was appropriate considering the history of massive growth. In 2017 the home depot announced a 1 2 billion supply chain investment.
Home depot offers buy online pickup in store and buy online ship to store but spata says the buy online return to store option is consistently atop customer satisfaction data. What originally helped home depot s growth was a decentralized business model where. Most importantly the supply chain allows customers to transact how they want to this includes returns and reverse logistics.
This recognition showcases supply chain as the integral reason behind carriers and drivers preferring to work with the home depot. 24 2020 prnewswire the home depot the world s largest home improvement retailer has completed the acquisition of hd supply holdings inc for a total enterprise value including net cash of approximately 8 billion hd supply is a leading national distributor of maintenance repair and operations mro products in the multifamily and hospitality end markets.