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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Retailers losing out to hidden 'soft costs' as staff plug the gap left by 'no frills' IT warranties

Retailers losing out to hidden 'soft costs' as staff plug the gap left by 'no frills' IT warranties

Retailers opting for basic warranties for their IT equipment are losing money through hidden 'soft costs' associated with standard 'Back Door Fix' services, leading to further delays, poor staff time utilisation and lost sales, warn experts at Barron McCann.

Xirrus Wi-Fi transports St. Pancras International Station to a high speed wireless future

Xirrus Wi-Fi transports St. Pancras International Station to a high speed wireless future

Xirrus, the provider of next generation, cloud-enabled Wi-Fi networks, has announced that WIFI Metropolis has installed a Xirrus Wi-Fi network throughout St. Pancras International Station.

2016 the year of economic nationalism as supply chain risk reaches record high

2016 the year of economic nationalism as supply chain risk reaches record high

Global supply chain risk grew to a record high at the end of 2016 as the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet, rose to 82.64, from 79.14 at the end of 2015.

Victoria’s Secret is getting smart about supply chain ethics

Victoria’s Secret is getting smart about supply chain ethics

Following the steps of brands like Stella McCartney and Ralph Lauren, Victoria's Secret has pledged to be more transparent about their efforts to ensure that their wood-based products are ethically sourced, Thomson Reuters reports.

Innovative UK retailer calls on Eureka Solutions to provide comprehensive NetSuite systems

Innovative UK retailer calls on Eureka Solutions to provide comprehensive NetSuite systems

A UK retail enterprise has turned to award-winning cloud business solutions provider Eureka Solutions to deliver a whole new interactive experience for its customers.

ESSential BI software improves efficiency and profitability for logistics businesses

ESSential BI software improves efficiency and profitability for logistics businesses

Enterprise Software, the IT and management information provider for the logistics industry, has used its ESSential BI tool to help Canute Logistics to improve its profitability by more efficient operation.

Why sellers could leave Amazon’s cargo airline grounded

Why sellers could leave Amazon’s cargo airline grounded

By Jonathan Bellwood, Founder & CEO, Peoplevox.

As the global retailing giant strives to maintain maximum share of shoppers' wallets, Amazon is now investing 1.5bn dollars in an air cargo hub to support a fleet of "Prime Air" freight planes.

WorldStores delivers optimised routes with Maxoptra

WorldStores delivers optimised routes with Maxoptra

WorldStores is using Maxoptra dynamic delivery route planning software to optimise its nationwide home delivery service.

Advanced Supply Chain Group wins Urban Outfitters contract worth half a million

Advanced Supply Chain Group wins Urban Outfitters contract worth half a million

Bradford-based logistics firm, Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), has been awarded a contract with global retailer, Urban Outfitters, to run its Nominated Carrier Scheme (NCS).

ip.access enhances T-Mobile’s retail-based customer analytics with Presence

ip.access enhances T-Mobile’s retail-based customer analytics with Presence

ip.access and T-Mobile Poland, have announced the successful completion of a Proof of Concept focussed around delivering enhanced retail-based customer analytics.

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.