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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LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u have announced a comprehensive, real-time asset-tracking system for the entire supply chain.

Procurement and supply chain jobs up 13% in the UK year on year

Procurement and supply chain jobs up 13% in the UK year on year

The latest Robert Walters UK Jobs Index has revealed that procurement and supply chain vacancies have risen across the UK, with the number of jobs available in the third quarter of 2017 up 7% compared to the same time last year.

Test for success – preparing for Cyber Monday

Test for success – preparing for Cyber Monday

By Sven Hammar, CSO and co-founder, Apica.

The major calendar events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 are approaching, and online retailers need to ensure that they are prepared for a sharp increase in customer traffic.

AI to provide the antidote to pressures on retailers following Brexit, says Blue Yonder

AI to provide the antidote to pressures on retailers following Brexit, says Blue Yonder

Retailers, currently suffering through some of the most challenging trading conditions they have ever faced, should look to new technology to optimise their operations, reduce their costs and strengthen their bottom line.

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

Barcoding, Inc. has announced the speaker line-up for its Executive Forum Encore event. Scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16 at Hamburger University at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, Illinois.

TXT Retail, now an Aptos Company: Third consecutive year as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Retail Assortment Management Applications

TXT Retail, now an Aptos Company: Third consecutive year as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Retail Assortment Management Applications

TXT Retail, now an Aptos Company, has again been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Retail Assortment Management Applications,* further improving its positioning both on the Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision axes compared to the two previous years.

Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments within the Warehouse Management System and Voice-directed picking space – including those concerning SaaS/Cloud and Big Data.

MetaPack anticipates shift in consumer behaviour during Peak 2017

MetaPack anticipates shift in consumer behaviour during Peak 2017

Increased volumes and a demand to continue offering varied, flexible delivery options is likely to put pressure on retailers, brands and carriers during Peak 2017, Metapack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery technology, predicts.

HSO ERP deployment drives efficiencies and growth for Sally Salon Services

HSO ERP deployment drives efficiencies and growth for Sally Salon Services

HSO is rolling out the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, to help drive business growth and operational efficiencies for Sally Salon Services, a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies.

Retailers must empower staff with tech in the same way they do customers

Retailers must empower staff with tech in the same way they do customers

By Alan Johnson, General Manager UK&I at Fruition Partners.

Often, tech is the only thing that really differentiates one business from another, so it's clear to see why retailers place such importance on empowering consumers any way they can.

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.

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