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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Embrace the pace: retail at the speed of the connected consumer

Embrace the pace: retail at the speed of the connected consumer

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.More than five years ago, retailers were urged to adopt new technologies to enable them to keep pace with increasingly fickle, demanding, sophisticated and connected consumers.

Supply chain transformation - having the competitive edge

Supply chain transformation - having the competitive edge

By Mikko Kärkkäinen, Group CEO, Relex Solutions.

Supply chain management was once a relative backwater, but in recent years it has moved decisively center stage. A well-managed supply chain operation is, increasingly, a critical factor, even the critical factor, in a business's success.

TIBCO Insight Platform enhances intelligent business operations with data management and analytics logic

TIBCO Insight Platform enhances intelligent business operations with data management and analytics logic

TIBCO Software Inc., a global provider of integration, API management, and analytics solutions, has announced its TIBCO Insight Platform solution for facilitating faster and more informed decisions and actions on the business.

JDA sees swift adoption of latest Warehouse Management release

JDA sees swift adoption of latest Warehouse Management release

JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced that more than 20 customers are deploying the latest version of JDA Warehouse Management, released earlier this year.

Fear of supply chain collapse keeps many online retailers in unhappy relationships

Fear of supply chain collapse keeps many online retailers in unhappy relationships

According to William Walker, sales director of Berkshire-based Walker Logistics Ltd, online retailers continue to employ under-performing fulfilment services partners for far longer than they should because of a misguided fear that switching to another supplier will result in a hiatus when customer orders will go unfulfilled.

How to harness predictive marketing and machine learning to engage customers

How to harness predictive marketing and machine learning to engage customers

By Steven Ledgerwood, Managing Director, UK at Emarsys.

Predictions are notoriously difficult. When the CIA created a report fifteen years ago on what to expect in 2015, most of its estimations were wrong. Whilst the organisation foresaw the growth of the Internet, the 2008 financial crisis was not on its radar.

iland recognised in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for Disaster-Recovery-as a-Service

iland recognised in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for Disaster-Recovery-as a-Service

iland, the enterprise cloud infrastructure provider, has received over 4.0 out of 5.0 in all four use cases evaluated in Gartner, Inc.'s 2016 "Critical Capabilities for Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service."

Integrated Applications acquires exclusive UK rights to VariAdd Project for SAP Business One

Integrated Applications acquires exclusive UK rights to VariAdd Project for SAP Business One

Integrated Applications has acquired the exclusive UK intellectual property (IP) rights to Variatec's VariAdd Project solution for project and service driven companies using SAP Business One.

The future of the modern day supply chain

The future of the modern day supply chain

In today's omni-channel world retailers are creating new, innovative and quick ways to get orders to their customers – and same day delivery has become another strategy that takes modern day logistics to a whole new level.

Improving SRM using EDI

Improving SRM using EDI

Ewan Friend, Managing Director of EDI company, Data Interchange, explores the contribution that EDI plays in supplier relationship management.

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.