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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Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Green last mile logistics provider, Urb-it has entered into a strategic partnership with leading order management platform Fluent Commerce. Together, Fluent Commerce and Urb-it will allow retailers to craft a seamless and sustainable omni-channel experience for their customers.

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Recruitment platform, Monster, is appealing for more women to consider roles in the logistics, transportation and supply chain industry following a surge in the number of job vacancies available in the sector.

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

This years Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to break all records as the boom in online sales continues. But how can online retailers ensure they take full advantage of this boom? Richard Falconer, COO at e-commerce experts Optiseller, gives his top five tips on how online retailers can maximise their sales during this peak period.

Wunderkind acquires SmarterHQ to supercharge growth for enterprise eCommerce

Wunderkind acquires SmarterHQ to supercharge growth for enterprise eCommerce

Wunderkind, formerly BounceX, the performance marketing channel that delivers one-to-one messages at scale, has acquired SmarterHQ, the advanced segmentation and orchestration engine for enterprise eCommerce.

2020 has seen an irreversible change in consumer behaviour; now is the time to adapt, says Conversity

2020 has seen an irreversible change in consumer behaviour; now is the time to adapt, says Conversity

2020 has been an exceptional year for the retail sector, with all businesses having to rapidly adapt in some way or another. Such a time of upheaval has led to a permanent, irreversible change in consumer behaviour as shoppers embrace the convenience and security of e-commerce more readily. This is according to retail technology expert Conversity, which has released its predictions for the sector for 2021.

Online sales boomed over 60% in October to lead the retail fightback

Online sales boomed over 60% in October to lead the retail fightback

October’s retail sales estimates, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveal sales volumes soared by 5.8% YOY, up 1.2% from September’s results.

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

An executive at one of the UK’s largest multi-modal logistics platforms has warned that a surge in online demand for goods this Christmas as a result of the pandemic will test supply chains to the limit in the lead up to the festive period.

Central England Co-op debuts its first-ever Christmas adverts to promote ‘Goodwill to All’ this festive season

Central England Co-op debuts its first-ever Christmas adverts to promote ‘Goodwill to All’ this festive season

Central England Co-op has created its first-ever Christmas adverts all based around putting community at the heart of this festive season.

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has acquired B2BGateway, a global provider of managed cloud service solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and API data connectivity to suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers.

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Several hundred million mail parcels destined for the US will be rejected when the requirement for a higher threshold of advance electronic data comes into force on 1 January 2021.

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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