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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Achieving an agile supply chain

Achieving an agile supply chain

Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector.

Taking centre stage: The cloud and its role in the new ways of working

Taking centre stage: The cloud and its role in the new ways of working

By Jay Litkey, EVP of Cloud Management. 

In the wake of COVID-19, enabling remote work has required many IT teams to rapidly lean into cloud technologies to keep their businesses operating smoothly.

Retailers set for Christmas scramble as second wave of COVID-19 drives consumers online only

Retailers set for Christmas scramble as second wave of COVID-19 drives consumers online only

Online sales will be critical to retailers’ survival over the festive period, as the second-wave of COVID-19 measures hit, according to new research from logistics platform 7bridges and YouGov.

Sendcloud e-commerce shipping platform launches in the UK

Sendcloud e-commerce shipping platform launches in the UK

Sendcloud, an all-in-one shipping platform for e-commerce businesses, has launched into the UK market.

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

Ian Hall, COO at Atheon Analytics, provider of the SKUtrak platform, shares 3 things to plan now, to maximise Christmas sales in grocery retail.

None of us foresaw COVID, and the impact it would have on panic buying. It feels like a lifetime ago that the shelves had no toilet roll and pasta. But you don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies this December.

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD), the UK multi-channel home shopping retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channel, reports that it has achieved a significant turnaround in the past 12 months; £6.5m profit, 30% ahead of the £5m it predicted earlier in the year.

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

Retail software vendor, Cegid, has signed a new deal to completely overhaul the IT systems at French footwear retailer, Minelli, in a bid to streamline the business and improve the shopping experience for customers.

Supply chains face ‘winter of chaos’ from no deal Brexit and second Covid-19 spike

Supply chains face ‘winter of chaos’ from no deal Brexit and second Covid-19 spike

Warnings from government this week of queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and 48-hour delays at Dover, have sent shivers down the spines of logistics and supply chain managers operating to ‘just in time’ principles.

Schneider Electric, StorMagic and Hewlett Packard Enterprise launch collaborative ‘Edge in a Box’ solution in 6U wall mount EcoStruxure Micro Data Center

Schneider Electric, StorMagic and Hewlett Packard Enterprise launch collaborative ‘Edge in a Box’ solution in 6U wall mount EcoStruxure Micro Data Center

Schneider Electric has launched ‘Edge in a Box’ in collaboration with Alliance Partners StorMagic and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).

Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US.

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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