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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When the going gets tough, look to your most loyal customers

When the going gets tough, look to your most loyal customers

Even at the best of times, managing customer churn and cultivating a loyal customer base is a crucial aspect of successfully running any business. Now, amidst widespread panic-buying for basic amenities, the disparity between low churn and high churn sectors becomes more apparent than ever before. To simplify, low churn sectors tend to provide essential products or services where consumers have one exclusive relationship with a single supplier, while higher churn sectors are those where consumers tend to have multiple suppliers – think restaurants and clothing, for example.

Have you been ‘put on pause’ by Amazon?

Have you been ‘put on pause’ by Amazon?

By Tony Dobson, managing director, SnapFulfil.

In recent weeks Amazon has refocused its shipping efforts to essential items only - side-lining thousands of sellers who relied on the retail giant to fulfil and ship their orders.

PayPoint secures full ownership of Collect+ parcel service

PayPoint secures full ownership of Collect+ parcel service

PayPoint has announced a deal with Yodel to take full ownership of Collect+, the UK parcel network.

Two thirds of ‘Retail Winners’ identify real-time supply chain visibility as a strategic focus area

Two thirds of ‘Retail Winners’ identify real-time supply chain visibility as a strategic focus area

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, has announced the findings of a new benchmark report, ‘The Retail Supply Chain: Designing New Ways to Satisfy Demand’.

Wholesalers work together to give communities better access to food supplies during COVID19

Wholesalers work together to give communities better access to food supplies during COVID19

iWeb has partnered with Foodservice Online and over 140 local food suppliers across the UK to create an initiative designed to help communities across the nation get better access to food supplies amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives

New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives

Ivalua, provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on Effective Procurement Performance Measurement. The study revealed the challenges procurement teams face when it comes to achieving business objectives and the wide and growing gap in performance between advanced and less mature teams.

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, safety and compliance firm Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.

Forter Report: Coronavirus impact on e-commerce and fraud (week of March 22)

Forter Report: Coronavirus impact on e-commerce and fraud (week of March 22)

The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has completely changed the manner by which people in every country are able to live their lives. As individuals around the world begin to shelter, what does this mean for global commerce trends and how is fraud changing during this period?

First week of home isolation sees mixed online sales results

First week of home isolation sees mixed online sales results

As the Government’s ‘home isolation’ rules kicked in last week, the immediate impact of the Covid-19 Coronavirus on online consumer shopping habits was laid bare. During the first week of the new pandemic guidelines, online retail sales growth was down -2.2% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers.

On the move - Transport Management Technology Report

On the move - Transport Management Technology Report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading analysts and vendors within the transportation management systems space about current trends and possible future innovations within this critically important industry sector.

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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