A Machine Learning Approach to Shipping Box Design

26 Sep 2018 Guang Yang Cun Mu

Having the right assortment of shipping boxes in the fulfillment warehouse to pack and ship customer's online orders is an indispensable and integral part of nowadays eCommerce business, as it will not only help maintain a profitable business but also create great experiences for customers. However, it is an extremely challenging operations task to strategically select the best combination of tens of box sizes from thousands of feasible ones to be responsible for hundreds of thousands of orders daily placed on millions of inventory products... (read more)

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