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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Retailer gets its skates on with Peoplevox WMS

Retailer gets its skates on with Peoplevox WMS

With two stores in the West Midlands and Northamptonshire and three warehouses, SkateHut offers over 20,000 products including skates, boards and roller shoes, bikes, scooters, clothing, accessories and much more.

Touchpath launches third party logistics solution

Touchpath launches third party logistics solution

International supply chain solutions provider TouchPath is launching a fully multilingual, user-defined 3PL (third party logistics) solution.‘Touch3PL’ is to be marketed in on-premise, hosted cloud and pay-as-you-go versions, with global 24/7 user support and integration with the leading carriers and e-commerce platforms.

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help improve its planning processes

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help improve its planning processes

Energy firm Drax, which supplies up to approximately eight per cent of the UK's electricity needs, is enhancing its business processes following the successful implementation of a new Advanced Planning Scheduling (APS) system.

New Blue Yonder solution helps grocers optimise replenishment for fresh assortments

New Blue Yonder solution helps grocers optimise replenishment for fresh assortments

Set against a backdrop of declining profitability and significant changes in consumer lifestyles, retailers are under pressure to deliver the best freshness and optimal availability to their customers without the ability manage cost-to-serve.

Grocery retailers do not make the right pricing decisions to deliver a good customer experience and maintain margins

Grocery retailers do not make the right pricing decisions to deliver a good customer experience and maintain margins

New research by Blue Yonder, provider of predictive applications for retail, has revealed that grocery retailers feel they are failing to make the right pricing decisions for customers.

The new normal: Ensuring retail success in the post-peak era

The new normal: Ensuring retail success in the post-peak era

By Kerry Lemos, CEO, Retail Pro International.

Christmas coming earlier every year might be a cliché for most people, but for the retail industry it's a simple fact. We're already seeing retailers prepare for the festive season, identifying the key products that will be this year's must-haves and gearing up their Christmas campaigns.

Centiro warns retailers can’t rest on their laurels with festive deliveries

Centiro warns retailers can’t rest on their laurels with festive deliveries

Centiro, the delivery management company, is warning retailers they can’t afford to rest on their laurels when it comes to deliveries.

Thinking outside the box when it comes to Christmas discounting

Thinking outside the box when it comes to Christmas discounting

By Ian Webster, Chief Customer Officer, Big Data For Humans.

Trellisworks launches Quickstart managed service to control data costs for temporary high-speed wireless connectivity sites

Trellisworks launches Quickstart managed service to control data costs for temporary high-speed wireless connectivity sites

Specialist wireless technology and network design provider, Trellisworks, has launched Quickstart, a fully managed service for businesses requiring reliable high-speed wireless connectivity on temporary sites that monitors data usage across all connected devices and avoids unexpected data overage costs by alerting the customer as soon as a data limit is close to being reached.

Virtual1 partners with Acronis to meet the growing demand for Cloud backup services in the UK

Virtual1 partners with Acronis to meet the growing demand for Cloud backup services in the UK

Acronis, the hybrid cloud data protection and storage solutions provider, has announced that the London-based network operator Virtual1 has selected Acronis Backup Cloud to power its flagship cloud-based backup solution, 1Backup.

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.