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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Delivery improved

Delivery improved

Online retailers have improved the delivery options they now offer to customers, according to a research update carried out by iForce, the outsourced multichannel specialist logistics operator.

SAP UKI recognises customers for quality excellence

SAP UKI recognises customers for quality excellence

SAP UKI last week announced the winners of the UK and Ireland Quality Awards 2010 at an exclusive ceremony held at the Audi Centre, west of London.

Harvey Norman automates purchase order process with Sterling Business Integration Suite

Harvey Norman automates purchase order process with Sterling Business Integration Suite

Sterling Commerce has announced that Harvey Norman Holdings Limited [HVN], Australian retailer of computer and electrical products, has deployed Sterling Collaboration Network to automate all purchase orders exchanged between franchises and suppliers.

Dune selects Vodat International to drive down communication costs

Dune selects Vodat International to drive down communication costs

Dune has selected Vodat International to implement a new network across the whole of their estate to help improve communication between stores and head office and drive down costs.

Despar and Wipro Retail celebrate ten-year partnership

Despar and Wipro Retail celebrate ten-year partnership

Despar has realised benefits following the implementation of Oracle Retail solutions by Wipro Retail, over a ten-year period.

Stein Mart selects Oracle Retail suite to help transform merchandising and store operations

Stein Mart selects Oracle Retail suite to help transform merchandising and store operations

Stein Mart Inc. has selected a broad suite of Oracle Retail merchandising and planning applications to support its strategy of delivering freshness in merchandise and improving profitability across its 267 department stores.

The Warehouse drives in-store communications with help from Episys

The Warehouse drives in-store communications with help from Episys

The Warehouse is implementing Retail Enterprise Suite from global information technology solutions and services company, Episys, to fully manage and drive its in-store communications.

Apparel retailer Glik's selects Epicor SaaS to support further expansion of retail operations

Apparel retailer Glik's selects Epicor SaaS to support further expansion of retail operations

Glik's has selected the Epicors Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to provide its Midwest US retail locations with software and hosting infrastructure and services to help drive improved efficiencies and processes throughout its retail operations.

Mulberry bags Manhattan Scale to support business growth

Mulberry bags Manhattan Scale to support business growth

Manhattan Associates, Inc. has announced that Mulberry has successfully deployed Manhattan Scale: Supply Chain Architected for Logistics Execution at its distribution centre in Chilcompton, Somerset.

Ride keeps on track with Eurostop retail solution

Ride keeps on track with Eurostop retail solution

Eurostop has been selected by Ride for its retail solution. Since using the new system, the store is able to provide a vastly improved customer service through improved stock 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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