Retail Supply Chain Management

The term Retail is defined as the sale of goods and services from companies or individuals to the end-consumer. Retailers acquire goods from producers and then sell these goods in-store or on-line via the internet. Retail supply chain software can enhance supply chain efficiency and trading partner collaboration by better connecting product information, processes and trading partners.

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Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

SAP SE has announced that Netherlands-based retailer Action has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite to support its business growth by simplifying its human resources (HR) function.

Zalando deploys TXT Retail on time and on budget

Zalando deploys TXT Retail on time and on budget

TXT Retail, the provider of End-to-End Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions for the Luxury, Fashion and Specialty Retail sectors, has announced that online fashion platform Zalando has now deployed the TXT Retail Merchandise Financial Planning solution.

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Many retailers aren't able to properly meet the demand of increasingly popular retail technology and may be stretching their infrastructure to breaking point, warns retail IT service provider, Barron McCann.

Ideal Shopping Direct deploys Route Genie to drive growth and boost customer experience

Ideal Shopping Direct deploys Route Genie to drive growth and boost customer experience

Ideal Shopping Direct, the leading multi-channel home shopping retailer, has signed a five-year contract to deploy Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, to help facilitate the next stage of its growth across the UK and overseas.

BSI’s global supply chain intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

BSI’s global supply chain intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

In 2016 global supply chains continued to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks, with many of these issues provoked by one another. BSI noted multiple incidents that started out as a security, social responsibility, or a business continuity risk that cascaded into other supply chain issues.

Customer experience in the hospitality industry set for Improvement with Epicor iScala for Hospitality

Customer experience in the hospitality industry set for Improvement with Epicor iScala for Hospitality

Customers are at the heart of the hospitality industry, where successful businesses pride themselves on delivering the highest levels of customer experience, perhaps more than any other industry, according to Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth.

Mobilising and managing supply chains on the go

Mobilising and managing supply chains on the go

By Paul Swaddle, Co-Founder, Pocket App.

All types of transportation services, whether trucking, public transport, aircraft, charter & shuttle bus services, railroads or shipping, and the warehouses that support them, are drowning in paperwork.

Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software has introduced Applications Platform, a flexible, easy-to-use rapid application development (RAD) platform for quickly and easily building database applications, developing application extensions, creating web portals or deploying ready-made library applications.

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

In the age of instant gratification and personalised experiences, consumers are increasingly expecting more and more from retailers, particularly from the delivery stage in the buying cycle.

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

Through its survey initiative, GEODIS shares the latest insights about Supply Chain challenges that face market stakeholders and shows where they feel potential for improvement can be found.

Retail companies become involved in supply chain management in order to control product quality, inventory levels, timing, and expenses. Retail supply chain software encompasses warehouse & transportation solutions, inventory control, and possibly additional strategic/planning modules, particularly for the larger/volume-based retailers.