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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Hermes can now deliver to any 3 metre square in the UK using what3words

Hermes can now deliver to any 3 metre square in the UK using what3words

Hermes, the UK consumer delivery company, has partnered with addressing company what3words to provide even more accurate deliveries. Hermes can now accept what3words addresses from any retailer or e-commerce client and deliver to that exact location.

Taking control of the B2B supply chain

Taking control of the B2B supply chain

More and more links in the value chain — especially retailers and wholesalers — are being forced to reposition themselves under pressure from both existing, yet evolving competitors and fast paced challenger brands with innovative approaches to technology and disruptive business models. B2B supply chain approaches now play an important role in future success.

The importance of upgrading inventory management practices to deal with supply chain challenges in 2020 and beyond

The importance of upgrading inventory management practices to deal with supply chain challenges in 2020 and beyond

Ecommerce businesses have had a tough time of late; firstly, there was the threat of a hard Brexit, and more recently the overwhelming impact of the coronavirus has been felt by all.

Better when connected: SmarterSlicing by Bizerba

Better when connected: SmarterSlicing by Bizerba

The retail industry is marked by ever increasing chains which also has an impact on fresh food counters. The new challenges: high throughput, many different operators, complex technical solutions and increased customer demands. SmarterSlicing provides companies more support, efficiency and transparency. This approach combines optimised operator, management and service support.

94% of UK shoppers will walk from brands if they don’t agree with their response to COVID-19, Braze survey reveals

94% of UK shoppers will walk from brands if they don’t agree with their response to COVID-19, Braze survey reveals

Almost all (94%) UK shoppers warn they’d switch from a brand or company if they didn’t agree with their response to employees or customers during the pandemic, new research from customer engagement platform Braze reveals.

Five key drivers for agile fulfilment

Five key drivers for agile fulfilment

As the Coronavirus creates turmoil in our daily lives, businesses are moving quickly to respond to a radical shift in consumer behaviour. A boom in online orders, likely to become a feature of the ‘new reality’, is triggering a major re-think of the fulfilment operation.

CodeGen to power Flight Centre Travel Group’s land & packaging reservation and distribution platforms

CodeGen to power Flight Centre Travel Group’s land & packaging reservation and distribution platforms

The Flight Centre Travel Group has chosen CodeGen’s TravelBox platform to help with its global digital transformation strategy.

3PL and Social Chain announce partnership

3PL and Social Chain announce partnership

3PL, has been appointed by Social Chain to provide ecommerce order fulfilment solutions as the Manchester-based company continues to scale globally.

Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart helps boost demand planning

Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart helps boost demand planning

The global pandemic has crippled supply chains and left retailers and consumer goods manufacturers out of step with consumer demand.

e.fundamentals report highlights tectonic-sized shift in consumer shopping behaviour following Coronavirus Pandemic

e.fundamentals report highlights tectonic-sized shift in consumer shopping behaviour following Coronavirus Pandemic

e.fundamentals, the digital shelf analytics provider, has revealed the results of a comprehensive and exclusive new survey in partnership with YouGov.

Commissioned to uncover how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the way shoppers purchase grocery products, the e.fundamentals / YouGov UK Shopper Insights Report 2020 was designed to find quantifiable evidence to explain widely observed consumer shopping trends in the British grocery market. 

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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