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 Hallmark of optimum warehouse management

The Hallmark of optimum warehouse management

A leading 3PL specialist is quickly enjoying 40% efficiency increases on some of its fulfilment lines after implementing a best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS).

BRC announces new partnership with ShopperTrak

BRC announces new partnership with ShopperTrak

The British Retail Consortium is announcing a new partnership with ShopperTrak. Together they will launch a new monthly footfall monitor, the BRC-ShopperTrack Footfall Monitor, from the 16th March 2020.

Report: When e-commerce is extended to restaurants and farms

Report: When e-commerce is extended to restaurants and farms

By Yuchuan Wang. 

This past Chinese New Year has been unprecedented for Chinese people. Greatly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, people have been forced to stay at home to avoid infection.

Former IKEA VP of digital transformation Michael Valdsgaard unveils next-generation augmented reality start-up at Retail Without Borders

Former IKEA VP of digital transformation Michael Valdsgaard unveils next-generation augmented reality start-up at Retail Without Borders

Michael Valdsgaard, former head of digital transformation at IKEA, has used his keynote speech at Retail Without Borders to launch his latest venture: a high-tech immersive commerce solution provider, London Dynamics.

Reward schemes and regular feedback more effective motivation than financial incentives

Reward schemes and regular feedback more effective motivation than financial incentives

A new survey of retail sector customer support employees has found that reward schemes are more effective than financial incentives when it comes to boosting employee motivation.

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

The international trade rules, widely known as Incoterms have come into force this month, changing how the international trade of goods is conducted potentially having a major impact on importers and exporters across the globe.

Intermarché selects Zetes visibility solution to drive supply chain efficiency

Intermarché selects Zetes visibility solution to drive supply chain efficiency

Intermarché, a brand of Os Mosqueteiros Group, a leading European retail group, has selected Zetes to help achieve advanced visibility and greater efficiency across its Portuguese supply chain operations.

Bathroom and kitchen retailers’ returns policies give ParcelHero a sinking feeling

Bathroom and kitchen retailers’ returns policies give ParcelHero a sinking feeling

Manufacturers and sellers of large and heavy items such as kitchen sinks and bathroom products must re-think their returns policies, says ParcelHero, to stop needless damage and delays.

Friend of the Earth launches sustainable fashion certification

Friend of the Earth launches sustainable fashion certification

Friend of the Earth, the global certification standard for products and businesses that adhere to sustainable practices, is launching a new certification for Sustainable Fashion.

Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, are predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years1, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, RetailEXPO’s latest report suggests.

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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