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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SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn, the online platform used by 65,000 manufacturing companies for managing business processes in global supply chains, now offers the maintenance of supplier master data and its central provision in a globally used database as a service.

The high street is not dead: over half of EMEA consumers prefer shopping in physical stores

The high street is not dead: over half of EMEA consumers prefer shopping in physical stores

A new report launched by Blis, the real-world intelligence solutions provider, has found that innovation in bricks and mortar stores will breathe new life into the fragile status of the high street.

Hand to mouth: Stock flow and fast fashion

Hand to mouth: Stock flow and fast fashion

Fast fashion retailers need to be just that, fast. Consumer loyalty towards brands in this area is driven by customers being able to buy and return items when they want them, how they want them and where they want them. While this flexibility is great for the shopper, it can be a nightmare for the retailer. The cost of surplus goods in the wrong place can be detrimental to the margins, especially if it results in a scandal surrounding stock removal.

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos.

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.

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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