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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Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments within the Warehouse Management System and Voice-directed picking space – including those concerning SaaS/Cloud and Big Data.

MetaPack anticipates shift in consumer behaviour during Peak 2017

MetaPack anticipates shift in consumer behaviour during Peak 2017

Increased volumes and a demand to continue offering varied, flexible delivery options is likely to put pressure on retailers, brands and carriers during Peak 2017, Metapack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery technology, predicts.

HSO ERP deployment drives efficiencies and growth for Sally Salon Services

HSO ERP deployment drives efficiencies and growth for Sally Salon Services

HSO is rolling out the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, to help drive business growth and operational efficiencies for Sally Salon Services, a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies.

Retailers must empower staff with tech in the same way they do customers

Retailers must empower staff with tech in the same way they do customers

By Alan Johnson, General Manager UK&I at Fruition Partners.

Often, tech is the only thing that really differentiates one business from another, so it's clear to see why retailers place such importance on empowering consumers any way they can.

AI will drive retail profits sky high, says Blue Yonder

AI will drive retail profits sky high, says Blue Yonder

Blue Yonder, provider of artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions for retail, says that artificial intelligence in retail will boost profits by streamlining procedures, automating labour and accelerating innovation.

Total economic impact study reveals Epicor ERP customers can achieve 264% ROI

Total economic impact study reveals Epicor ERP customers can achieve 264% ROI

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced the availability of a new Total Economic Impact (TEI) study that examines the potential return on investment (ROI) companies can achieve with the Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite.

Avaya powers Digital Transformation to modernise the customer experience in the financial services industry

Avaya powers Digital Transformation to modernise the customer experience in the financial services industry

With industry analysts forecasting unprecedented change for the Financial Services and Insurance (FSI) industry over the next three years, companies need a highly flexible, open and secure communications foundation with which they can confidently embrace the future.

Talend boosts business agility using the cloud, accelerating Time-to-Insight 3x

Talend boosts business agility using the cloud, accelerating Time-to-Insight 3x

Talend, the cloud and big data integration solutions provider, has unveiled a new version of Talend Integration Cloud (TIC), the company's highly scalable and secure integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solution, which leverages the power of the cloud to enable widespread use of data for decision making.

The Hermes guaranteed Christmas delivery promise returns for peak

The Hermes guaranteed Christmas delivery promise returns for peak

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, will provide retailers and their customers with added peace of mind in the lead-up to Christmas by once again offering a unique money back delivery guarantee.

Leading businesses unit to tackle slavery

Leading businesses unit to tackle slavery

Eight of the most influential business leaders in the UK have joined together to spearhead pioneering industry action to drive out slavery from supply chains.

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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