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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Bringing digital fluidity to bricks-and-mortar retail

Bringing digital fluidity to bricks-and-mortar retail

By Derrick Harris, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Pivotal Software Inc.

Boarded up windows, closing-down sales and a huge growth in e-commerce retail has seen the UK’s high streets continue to suffer in recent years.

Is digitisation the key to preventing cross-border landed costs from disrupting international ecommerce?

Is digitisation the key to preventing cross-border landed costs from disrupting international ecommerce?

In a time of continued economic and political uncertainty - where threats against global trade either quickly materialise or fizzle out as part of hardline foreign policy negotiations - companies involved in international trade must now contend with an unprecedented amount of uncertainty and risk as the ‘new normal’.

Why Gen Z could be the answer to retail in the digital age

Why Gen Z could be the answer to retail in the digital age

By Matt Newton, The Access Group.

Change on the high street is being driven by physical retailers looking for their new USP in the age of digital and store staff are an integral part of this transformation.

Tethr and Red Box announce partnership to accelerate and simplify the delivery of voice of customer analytics solution

Tethr and Red Box announce partnership to accelerate and simplify the delivery of voice of customer analytics solution

Tethr, the AI-powered conversational intelligence platform for listening enterprises, and Red Box, the platform for voice, have announced a strategic partnership to help customers more easily capture and gain business insights from voice data.

CVAs are fatally wounding our High Streets, warns e-commerce delivery expert

CVAs are fatally wounding our High Streets, warns e-commerce delivery expert

As Monsoon seeks to join the ranks of stores slashing rents through a company voluntary agreement, ParcelHero says CVAs are simply speeding up the demise of High Street shopping and will impact on pension and investment schemes.

eCommerce fulfilment specialist fulfilmentcrowd opens new centre in South Wales

eCommerce fulfilment specialist fulfilmentcrowd opens new centre in South Wales

Chorley-headquartered order fulfilment and eCommerce logistics specialist, fulfilmentcrowd, has announced the opening of its latest service centre in Cwmbran, Wales, in partnership with leading seasonal decorations supplier, Festive Productions Ltd - further strengthening the capacity of its national network.

92% of CIOs find integrating new communications channels with legacy systems a key challenge to improving CX

92% of CIOs find integrating new communications channels with legacy systems a key challenge to improving CX

The majority (92%) of CIOs find integrating new communications with legacy systems a challenge, according to new research from global cloud communications software provider, IMImobile.

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

The revered Richmond Supply Chain Forum returns to Sopwell House this October, uniting an exceptional line up of top-of-their-game speakers, delegates and suppliers to examine what Supply Chain means now and how businesses can intuitively future-proof for success.

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced an extended partnership with retail management consulting firm BRP Consulting. The companies, which have been working together since 2016, have now extended their partnership to equip retailers with next-generation omnichannel and point-of-sale solutions that help deliver a seamless, holistic shopping experience.

REPL supports BP to drive a global Retail Site transformation programme

REPL supports BP to drive a global Retail Site transformation programme

Retail IT consultancy and technology firm REPL Group has successfully collaborated with BP, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, on ‘BP RESET’ - a major global programme to modernise the Retail Site IT landscape.

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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