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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Awareness and agility key to retail survival post-pandemic

Awareness and agility key to retail survival post-pandemic

Recently, supply chain and retail technology experts, Manhattan Associates researched the impact COVID-19 has had on consumer expectations and demands, driven by an accelerated shift to digital and its catalytic effect on ecommerce growth (which looks set to continue in 2021, albeit at a slower rate of 14.3%).

Digital sea change for shipping and global supply chains

Digital sea change for shipping and global supply chains

By Mohan Naidu, FPT UK Managing Director.

The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.

Advantech AIW-355 5G module accelerates the next wireless transformation

Advantech AIW-355 5G module accelerates the next wireless transformation

Advantech, the global provider of industrial wireless solutions, has released the newest member of the AIW-300 series - the AIW-355.

Almost half of shoppers only stay loyal to brands for discounts

Almost half of shoppers only stay loyal to brands for discounts

With retailers desperate to entice shoppers back through their doors after months of disruption, new global research from retail experts, Emarsys, reveals that almost half (45%) of shoppers only stay loyal to brands due to being regularly offered discounts, points, and rewards.

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

Hotel Chocolat, Luxury British chocolatier and cacao grower, has partnered with Operations Experience Management platform, parcelLab, to elevate the online customer experience, in response to the changing consumer behaviours and significant shift to ecommerce seen within the last 15 months.

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

By Laith Marmash, EMEA Product Marketing Advisor – Machine Vision/Fixed Industrial Scanning, Zebra Technologies. 

Like every other industry, manufacturing and logistics companies have faced huge change over the past year, including the urgent need to streamline processes and embrace new technologies to meet a shift in customer habits and expectations.

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

Following a strong year for the DIY and home improvement market during 2020, UK LendTech company, DivideBuy, has revealed that 54% of retailers onboarded in 2021 are based in this sector.

How technology is changing the face of petrol station forecourts

How technology is changing the face of petrol station forecourts

By Kit Kyte, CEO, Checkit.

Today’s fuel stations are already looking very different to the ones we knew 20 years ago. But the changes are set to accelerate in the coming months and years.

Female gamers on the rise as pandemic habits stick

Female gamers on the rise as pandemic habits stick

According to new research, the number of women who take up gaming grew by nearly 20% during the pandemic, and 49% are most likely to invest time in the action and adventure genre.

How temperature threshold alerts give peace of mind to electronics suppliers

How temperature threshold alerts give peace of mind to electronics suppliers

By Jeff Broth, freelance writer

Electronic supply chains are complex and the risk of damage is high. Is there a way to mitigate losses and increase transparency?

Retail Supply Chain 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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