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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Tyco Retail Solutions with EKN introduce new key performance indicators (KPIs) and store performance scorecard

Tyco Retail Solutions with EKN introduce new key performance indicators (KPIs) and store performance scorecard

Tyco Retail Solutions recently partnered with EKN Research to identify key issues driving the need for a new and improved retail KPI and performance culture.

Drive for efficiency sees procurement and supply chain roles rise by 43%

Drive for efficiency sees procurement and supply chain roles rise by 43%

The latest Robert Walters UK Jobs Index has revealed that job vacancies for procurement and supply chain professionals rose by 43% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same time last year.

The robots are coming – be happy

The robots are coming – be happy

Jonathan Bellwood, Founder & CEO, Peoplevox, considers why the arrival of robots and AI is far from being the beginning of the end for warehouse personnel.

MediaMarkt Sweden looks to Relex to transform its supply chain

MediaMarkt Sweden looks to Relex to transform its supply chain

MediaMarkt Sweden has selected Relex to automate and optimise its supply chain. Relex, whose retail planning solutions have delivered impressive results for customers worldwide, will replace the retailer's largely manual supply chain management processes.

MaxPoint enhances customer Catalyst CRM software with email address matching and profile-based list expansion

MaxPoint enhances customer Catalyst CRM software with email address matching and profile-based list expansion

MaxPoint has announced two major feature enhancements to its flagship CRM enrichment and matching software, Customer Catalyst.

SuiteCRM releases Long Term Support Cycle

SuiteCRM releases Long Term Support Cycle

SalesAgility, the author and maintainer of SuiteCRM- the open source CRM applications, has announced the availability of SuiteCRM 7.8.3 Long Term Support (LTS) Edition for free download.

Are retailers meeting the growing delivery demands of consumers?

Are retailers meeting the growing delivery demands of consumers?

With consumers demanding an increasing number of delivery locations, better returns processes and increased visibility of parcel tracking, new research undertaken by eDelivery.net in conjunction with NetDespatch shows that a collaborative approach from the retailer community is required to meet customer demands.

Retail Assist gains multi-million pound investment for future growth

Retail Assist gains multi-million pound investment for future growth

IT managed services and solutions provider Retail Assist, has secured a multi-million pound investment to facilitate its rapid growth strategy to double the size of the business over the next three years.

Relex Solutions to showcase cloud-based collaborative planogram solution at RBTE

Relex Solutions to showcase cloud-based collaborative planogram solution at RBTE

At RBTE, Relex will showcase its cloud-based collaborative planogram solution for localised in-store planning, stock allocation and planograms.

Retailers urged not to overlook reverse logistics as pressure to boost profits in 2017 continues to mount

Retailers urged not to overlook reverse logistics as pressure to boost profits in 2017 continues to mount

Retailers are failing to adequately review the efficiency of their reverse supply chains, particularly when it comes to the quick and effective disposal of returned, excess and unwanted stock, claims retail expert Howard Rosenberg, CEO of B-Stock Solutions.

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.