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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Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak Limited, the retail fulfilment and packing business, has been included in a new league table that identifies the UK's top 200 mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

As the UK deals with terror threat, some of the UK's largest HGV fleet operators are to meet later this month for a briefing about preventing vehicles being used as a weapon.

Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli sets sights on NewVoiceMedia to enhance service and operations

Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli sets sights on NewVoiceMedia to enhance service and operations

NewVoiceMedia, the global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has announced that Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli, the global provider of eyelash extensions, is using ContactWorld to enhance its contact centre operations and customer experience.

RELEX takes stake in Zenopt to offer workforce optimisation to retailers

RELEX takes stake in Zenopt to offer workforce optimisation to retailers

Relex Solutions, provider of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, invested in Zenopt's advanced workforce optimisation system to help retailers plan their staffing needs better allowing them to reduce costs while improving customer service, a vital differentiator in today's retail landscape.

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.

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.