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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Retailers tap Oracle AI to better serve customers

Retailers tap Oracle AI to better serve customers

Oracle continues to weave significant artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities into its Retail Insights and Science Suite. With new features, such as notebook-based data science tools, retailers can quickly deploy new data science-driven solutions to further engage and delight customers across channels.

Honeywell's voice software for distribution centres can improve accuracy by up to 50 Percent

Honeywell's voice software for distribution centres can improve accuracy by up to 50 Percent

Honeywell has announced that its new voice-directed productivity software, Guided Work Solutions, is allowing fast-paced distribution centres to improve productivity by up to 35 percent and accuracy by up to 50 percent.

Retail restructured and the rise of experience…retailers can’t afford to ignore these red-hot technology trends this summer

Retail restructured and the rise of experience…retailers can’t afford to ignore these red-hot technology trends this summer

Retail trends come and go, but occasionally they shape the future of the industry for years to come. Frank Lochbaum Managing Partner at KPS, identifies three key retail trends this summer and explain why he thinks they’ll prove to be pivotal.

Instore and online retail services must play nicely together – lest iconic brands will disappear

Instore and online retail services must play nicely together – lest iconic brands will disappear

Seamless mobile connectivity can help prevent this from happening explains Colin Abrey of Nextivity.

Men are spending more on the high street than ever before - new research from the Fashion Retail Academy

Men are spending more on the high street than ever before - new research from the Fashion Retail Academy

Better clothing designs for men, more styling options and an improved shopping experience are all helping to drive men’s fashion sales, according to research from the Fashion Retail Academy.

But the record online growth highlights the task ahead for bricks-and-mortar shops

But the record online growth highlights the task ahead for bricks-and-mortar shops

Phil Mullis, Partner and Head of Retail and Wholesale at accountancy firm, Wilkins Kennedy, said: “These results show that any retailer out there without an online presence is severely harming their business.

Twitter and Facebook worst channels for retail customer experience, finds research by Eptica

Twitter and Facebook worst channels for retail customer experience, finds research by Eptica

Retailers are neglecting social media when it comes to customer service, and are not listening to consumers to drive customer experience improvements, according to the 2019 Eptica Digital Trust Study.

Retail isn’t dead – it’s cyclical

Retail isn’t dead – it’s cyclical

Empty shopping centres. Plummeting high street footfall. It is hard to imagine a worse time for retail. But is this really the case? Retail has reinvented itself in the past – more than once – and will do so again.

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL, the UK two-person home delivery specialist, is partnering with Paragon to fully automate and streamline its distribution operation.

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

By Richard Shakespeare, Opus Energy.

The supply chain has existed since the industrial revolution, and little has been done to streamline its processes, particularly in the last 50 years.

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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