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Retail Supply Chain Network Design and Inventory Optimization

We leverage unmatched industry expertise and data-backed, analytics-driven solutions to realize strategic improvements to your retail network design and inventory optimization and optimize shopper experience, lower operational costs, and minimize supply disruption.

Your retail supply chain network design is now an essential lever in your customer experience strategy.

Recent history as highlighted the need for robust, resilient, and cost-effective dynamic supply chains – no more so than in the retail industry. Until recently, many companies were operating with strategies, methodologies, and tools created decades ago when the challenges and circumstances of the industry were worlds apart from today’s environment.


Our retail supply chain network design consultants leverage decades of industry experience and functional excellence to ensure your supply chain meets the needs you know about and prepares you for the ones you don’t.

With services running the full spectrum from source to shopper, we ensure a sustainable, future-oriented strategy that enables your organizational ability to meet demand, overcome disruption, and drive profitability.

  • Strategic Sourcing Network Design
  • Distribution Network Design
  • Omnichannel Strategy
  • Global Transportation Network Design

We partner with our clients to enable data-driven analysis and real-time visibility into all corners of your operation to improve your ability to manage inventory effectively and optimally. 

  • Inventory Allocation
  • Product Assortment Segmentation
  • Inventory Optimization


Advanced logistics and inventory optimization are must-haves in today’s environment in order to meet the omnichannel demands of shoppers and stakeholders alike. We leveraged advanced analytics and data science to drive real-time visibility and enable action across your entire network.

  • Inventory Visibility
  • Logistics and Distribution Solutions
  • Network Associations
  • Optimization Strategies and Roadmaps

What Our Clients Say

Executive Director Supply Chain

Clarkston Client

I find the level of experience and expertise within Supply Chain to be far and above any others I have worked with in the past.

Clarkston’s retail supply chain network design consulting practice is purpose-built to meet the needs and nuances of the complex, everchanging retail industry. We provide a full range of services and opportunities from strategy and planning through execution, implementation, and maintenance. Contact us today to learn how we can partner together to drive the next generation of your supply chain capabilities.

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