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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Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software has introduced Applications Platform, a flexible, easy-to-use rapid application development (RAD) platform for quickly and easily building database applications, developing application extensions, creating web portals or deploying ready-made library applications.

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

In the age of instant gratification and personalised experiences, consumers are increasingly expecting more and more from retailers, particularly from the delivery stage in the buying cycle.

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

Through its survey initiative, GEODIS shares the latest insights about Supply Chain challenges that face market stakeholders and shows where they feel potential for improvement can be found.

New technologies revolutionising the omni-channel experience

New technologies revolutionising the omni-channel experience

A strong omni-channel B2B customer strategy is vital for many manufacturers these days, but it must go beyond simply ensuring the online experience matches the offline experience, to fully support the buyer throughout the entire, often complex sales process – however they choose to buy, says Michiel Schipperus, CEO, Sana Commerce.

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.

Global supply chains increasingly disrupted by both physical and ideological battles

Global supply chains increasingly disrupted by both physical and ideological battles

Lack of trust and transparency as a result of ideological and military conflicts are undermining the international supply chains linking the world, according to the Q1 2017 CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

Nearly two-thirds of UK consumers say a disconnected shopping experience would make them consider changing retailers

Nearly two-thirds of UK consumers say a disconnected shopping experience would make them consider changing retailers

MuleSoft, the platform provider for application networks, has revealed research that shows nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of UK consumers would consider changing retailers due to a disconnected shopping experience.

Sorted - a new delivery app launched at RBTE

Sorted - a new delivery app launched at RBTE

A new app, Sorted, has been launched with a pinky promise to put both retailers and consumers in charge of the delivery experience.

The future of branded, inspirational and luxury packaging on display in London

The future of branded, inspirational and luxury packaging on display in London

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London returns to Olympia, London, on 13 & 14 September 2017.

Retail Pro International warns retailers against digital transformation ‘white elephants’

Retail Pro International warns retailers against digital transformation ‘white elephants’

Retail Pro International, provider of platform retail management software for mid- and top-tier specialty retailers, is warning retailers undertaking digital transformations that they may be left with white elephants if they fail to integrate with the existing ecosystem.

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.