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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The 3 Necessary Ingredients For Loading Dock Safety

The 3 Necessary Ingredients For Loading Dock Safety

By John Moran, freelance writer.

Safety is at the top of the priority list for many companies. And warehouses have a lot of regulations from OSHA to make sure they stay safe for the workers there. However, one area that gets overlooked is the loading dock.

New research shows pain in UK hospitality and retail is real

New research shows pain in UK hospitality and retail is real

Materialise, the 3D printing solutions provider, has released new research* which shows UK hospitality and retail sectors are not just suffering with finding staff, but their workers are suffering with physical pain.

International travel restrictions take the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers, as footfall dips -36% on pre-pandemic levels

International travel restrictions take the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers, as footfall dips -36% on pre-pandemic levels

The latest footfall data from Sensormatic Solutions, the global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, has shown that international travel restrictions on Chinese tourists has taken the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers.

New fashion app helping retailers and consumers avoid returns

New fashion app helping retailers and consumers avoid returns

Online shopping is booming. But with online shopping comes the cost – and the hassle – of online returns, and this occurs quite frequently when it comes to clothing.

Retailers and shoppers out of sync on the value of physical stores, Klarna warns

Retailers and shoppers out of sync on the value of physical stores, Klarna warns

Some 60% of shoppers say that a poor experience on any channel will make them less likely to shop again with a brand. That’s according to new research from Klarna ‘Owning Omnichannel: winning at clicks and bricks’, which uncovers a potentially damaging disconnect between what shoppers want from their omnichannel shopping experience and what retailers think shoppers want.

Checkoutless stores: The future of retail

Checkoutless stores: The future of retail

By Diana Morato, Chief Growth Officer, Sensei.

Despite the click & collect services existing pre-pandemic, in 2020 its competitive presence among retailers evolved the way consumers shop. Initially adopted because of safety factors, consumers have now become accustomed to the convenience of autonomy.

Flooring retailer celebrates key milestones in sustainability partnerships

Flooring retailer celebrates key milestones in sustainability partnerships

Flooring Superstore is celebrating several key milestones after one year of sustainability partnerships, including planting over 3.5 million trees and removing over 1 million plastic bottles from the sea.

Tech bosses warn of potential e-commerce Black Friday and Xmas ‘meltdown’ for high street and online retailers

Tech bosses warn of potential e-commerce Black Friday and Xmas ‘meltdown’ for high street and online retailers

With the high street already struggling following the pandemic, both physical and online retailers will be looking to their e-commerce systems to make up for lost revenues and profits this Christmas after a disastrous year.

Astound Commerce UK announces new Managing Director as part of global reorganisation

Astound Commerce UK announces new Managing Director as part of global reorganisation

Global digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has announced a series of global and local market leadership appointments, in a move that reflects the company’s need for scalable expansion in the face of extraordinary growth.

Workforce management; the next cloud resource for businesses?

Workforce management; the next cloud resource for businesses?

Richard Jeffery, CEO of ActiveOps discusses how cloud computing changes the way organisations manage their operations and how their employees see themselves; a new, highly optimised workforce in the digital enterprise world.

Retail Supply Chain 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.

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