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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How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7m stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand.

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the changing nature of retail banking in the UK, using latest case examples to consider branch management and shifting customer expectations.

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes, the consumer delivery company, has finalised the roll-out of its new app that enables retailers to deliver an enhanced consumer experience. This new development provides online shoppers with increased visibility, as well as more choice and control over how they receive their parcels.

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio, a global managed security services provider, is partnering with Qualys, Inc., a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, to fully integrate the Qualys suite of cloud-based solutions with Proficio’s Managed Detection and Response capabilities.

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Recent widely quoted predictions have claimed Voice shopping will grow to US$40bn (£32bn) in 2022, up massively from $1.8 bn (£1.4bn) in 2018 across the US and $0.2bn (£0.16bn) in the UK.

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

By Slimane Allab, EMEA General Manager and SVP, LLamasoft.

The ongoing US/China trade war affects businesses’ supply chains in a variety of ways and not just in terms of increased taxes and tariffs.

Restore Technology promises ‘smarter, cleaner, greener’ IT disposal solutions following shock Arrow withdrawal

Restore Technology promises ‘smarter, cleaner, greener’ IT disposal solutions following shock Arrow withdrawal

Restore Technology, the UK provider of IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) solutions, has announced a pledge to offer ‘smarter, cleaner, greener IT disposal solutions’ following the shock announcement that rival Arrow Electronics is closing its ITAD business.

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

ActiveViam has released a new study on pricing strategies and concerns from retailers. For the “Pricing Strategy Survey,” ActiveViam polled more than 500 senior pricing decision makers and executives at retailers with at least 100 employees from 21 May to 2 June 2 2019.

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

By Branwell Moffat, Director of Commerce Consulting at Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group.

Consumers love the way mobile enables them to slot online shopping, browsing and product research into their busy day as they sit on the train, wait in line for a coffee or kill time between appointments.

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

Parcel service delivery has evolved significantly in recent years, especially as online sales continue to soar, the demand for parcel delivery has gone up in parallel.

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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