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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FNAC set to drive European expansion with Oracle retail merchandising system

French book and electronic media retailer FNAC has chosen to use Oracle Retail Merchandising System to help support its expansion plans in Europe.

Central Madeirense selects Wipro Retail for business critical IT overhaul

Central Madeirense selects Wipro Retail for business critical IT overhaul

Central Madeirense, Venezuelas largest supermarket chain, with around 45 stores, has chosen Wipro Retail to implement an Oracle Retail solution.

VoiteQ enables Trespass to venture into Voice

VoiteQ enables Trespass to venture into Voice

Trespass, the privately owned sportswear leisure brand, has selected Vocollect Voice technology to be implemented by VoiteQ at its Glasgow-based distribution facility.

DIA backs Zetes Voice solution to optimise its logistics on 3 continents

DIA backs Zetes Voice solution to optimise its logistics on 3 continents

Zetes first provided DIA with its services in 2006, when it set up a voice picking solution in one of its Spanish warehouses.

iForce gains Investors in People accreditation

iForce gains Investors in People accreditation

Investors in People is a vital endorsement for FTSE companies and high street retailers seeking partners to provide third party services.

Waitrose selects Aldata to maximise supply chain efficiency as part of growth drive

Waitrose has selected Aldata, the retail software specialist, as part of a major IT initiative aimed at optimising replenishment and supplier ordering for its six warehouses across the UK.

Using merchandise visibility to gain operational insight from source to store

Using merchandise visibility to gain operational insight from source to store

Several studies show that retailers inventory numbers are accurate only 35 - 45% of the time. This means that retailers manage their inventory based on data that is wrong far more often than it is right...

UK grocery sector counts the cost of poor product data

A major new report by Cranfield School of Management and GS1 UK, reveals the sizeable opportunity which Britains retail sector can realise through improving data practices in the supply chain.

Alworths chooses Futura for strength in stock management

Alworths chooses Futura for strength in stock management

Alworths, the new chain of general merchandise stores, has chosen Futuras retail management solution for its retail outlets.

Clocking on to productivity management tools how technology can drive retail sales and strengthen customer service

Clocking on to productivity management tools  how technology can drive retail sales and strengthen customer service

Doug Hargrove, Chief Marketing Officer at retail technology expert Torex, provides advice on how retailers can use modern productivity tools to support their business in the current recession and beyond.

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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