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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Edesix teams up with Waitrose to secure new in-home delivery service

Edesix teams up with Waitrose to secure new in-home delivery service

Waitrose & Partners have teamed up with Body Worn Camera experts Edesix to trial its new in-home delivery service which will allow drivers to enter a customer's home while they are out and put their groceries away.

‘Six years to save the Great British high street’

‘Six years to save the Great British high street’

Retailers failing to engage in digital transformation won’t be operating by 2024, according to 90% of senior decision makers within the retail industry. A quarter believe that retailers steadfastly clinging to more traditional ways of doing business won’t exist three years from now.

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

By Wayne Munday, Non-Executive Director, Rokk Media.

The Retail climate is proving increasingly challenging for bricks-and-mortar stores of all sizes, with many major brands and familiar high-street names announcing profit warnings, job cuts and even store closures.

69% of consumers believe technology will help build stronger relationships with retailers, says research

69% of consumers believe technology will help build stronger relationships with retailers, says research

As the general population becomes more and more accustomed to technology pervading every aspect of their daily lives, new research by retail technology expert Conversityhas revealed that almost seven in ten (69 per cent) of consumers – rising to 86 per cent amongst the millennial generation – believe that technology will be a powerful tool in helping retailers build stronger relationships with their customers.

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

IMRG’s Valuing Home Delivery Review 2018 revealed at eCommerce Expo and Technology for Marketing, now co-located with ad:tech London, shows that UK retailers, delivery partners and customers are losing £1.6bn by getting delivery wrong.

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Comprising two forums, the Innovation in Operations day and the two-day Post & Parcel Europe Summit, this event offers the actionable insight you need to survive in the evolving world of delivery.

Why a flexible not fixed identity is a must For fashion and beauty retailers

Why a flexible not fixed identity is a must For fashion and beauty retailers

Most brands and businesses are trying to cope with the challenges caused by a digital world that never stands still, none more so than the fashion and beauty industries.

World’s best-selling beer taps into FuturMaster technology to streamline supply chain

World’s best-selling beer taps into FuturMaster technology to streamline supply chain

China Resources Snow Breweries (Snow Beer hereafter), China's leading brewer of the world’s best-selling beer with more than ninety breweries, has started to implement FuturMaster demand planning software to help increase profitability and customer service levels across its network of 35,000 distributors.

New rate your delivery app from Maxoptra helps boost home delivery customer satisfaction

New rate your delivery app from Maxoptra helps boost home delivery customer satisfaction

Maxoptra routing and scheduling software now includes a new app which allows consumers to score their delivery experience and provide instant feedback.

Asda selects HCL Technologies to help drive IT transformation

Asda selects HCL Technologies to help drive IT transformation

HCL Technologies (HCL) has been selected to help drive IT transformation at the UK’s third-largest grocery retailer, Asda.

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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