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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UK business ill-prepared for post-Brexit customs complexity

UK business ill-prepared for post-Brexit customs complexity

By Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing at Descartes.

2020 was meant to be the year of ‘Brexit Preparation’. When the UK left the EU on January 1st 2020, firms involved in trade with the EU were set to spend 12 months on robust planning, maximising the 12 month Brexit transition period to understand the new trade and customs requirements.

Personalisation is key to retail success, says Kooomo

Personalisation is key to retail success, says Kooomo

Personalisation will be the key for retailers to create a compelling experience as shoppers settle into their new post-COVID-19 habits, with retailers needing to consider incorporating personalisation into their online and offline strategies as a priority. This is according to global eCommerce platform, Kooomo, which outlines that tailored experiences will be critical in responding to the growing demands and expectations of the modern consumer.

GreyOrange patents technology to equip retailers for the future of omnichannel fulfilment

GreyOrange patents technology to equip retailers for the future of omnichannel fulfilment

GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimize fulfilment operations, has announced patents for technology essential for companies to achieve high-yield omnichannel fulfilment as well as to maximise facility space utilization through multilevel operation capabilities.

How BH Cosmetics took its cruelty-free vegan and inclusive products global with the help of Techcloudpro and Avectous

How BH Cosmetics took its cruelty-free vegan and inclusive products global with the help of Techcloudpro and Avectous

When the vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics company BH Cosmetics wanted to take its inclusive product line global, they knew the challenge involved in scaling to become a mass supplier globally, at a competitive price, and providing the same customer experience across geographies.

JYSK taps Kӧrber for supply chain megaproject in Hungary

JYSK taps Kӧrber for supply chain megaproject in Hungary

Kӧrber, the global supply chain technology company from software to materials handling automation, has announced its selection by international Scandinavian home furnishings retailer JYSK.

Back to business: how can luxury retailers bounce back?

Back to business: how can luxury retailers bounce back?

According to recent figures, high street footfall remains subdued in England, with those shoppers who are making it out, more likely to now shop with a purpose. This means that all retailers, especially non-essential retailers like the luxury sector, need to make every effort to be as ‘easy to do business with’ as possible. Craig Summers, UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates, explores how this can be achieved.

E-pharma set to revolutionise drug market access in India as COVID-19 drives e-commerce growth, says GlobalData

E-pharma set to revolutionise drug market access in India as COVID-19 drives e-commerce growth, says GlobalData

The COVID-19 induced lockdown resulted in an unprecedented rise in e-commerce transactions across India. In line with this, e-pharma sector also witnessed growth despite regulatory challenges. Against this backdrop, e-pharma space is all set to revolutionise drug market access in the country, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Uncertain times call for certainty in your supply chain

Uncertain times call for certainty in your supply chain

In today’s uncertain environment, there are more factors than ever before that organisations need to consider when managing risk in their supply chains. Whether it’s mitigating the impact of COVID-19, the long-term effects of Brexit or the effects of global tariff changes, organisations need to have contingency plans in place.

Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

In normal times, manufacturers and retailers would now be setting up the supply, warehousing and transport contracts to ensure the resilience of their supply and distribution chains against a series of ‘known unknowns’. A new Premier League season, Black Friday/Cyber Monday, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter … even if their magnitude is uncertain, the timings, at least, are firmly in the diary.

Managing your business and Supply Chain COVID-19 responsibilities

Managing your business and Supply Chain COVID-19 responsibilities

When the easing of lockdown measures began in mid-May, many businesses began a journey to assess the Coronavirus risks that applied to their workplaces. To make sure their working environments were COVID Secure, they went on to develop additional physical and procedural measures.

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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