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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Central England Co-op says `thank you` to colleagues and key workers for supporting their communities

Central England Co-op says `thank you` to colleagues and key workers for supporting their communities

Central England Co-op has announced that is giving back to colleagues and key workers who are ensuring our communities are supported during this uncertain time.

Sending a parcel to loved ones in self isolation

Sending a parcel to loved ones in self isolation

It’s easy to send a parcel to family and friends stuck in self isolation, says UK delivery expert ParcelHero. Couriers are continuing to pick up safely from customers’ doorsteps.

Retail Resilience - Advice for online retailers on maximising productivity during Covid-19

Retail Resilience - Advice for online retailers on maximising productivity during Covid-19

By Richard Bendelow, CEO of Aero Commerce.

Unless, like certain FMCG retailers who are experiencing a surge in online sales, chances are, due to the uncertain times we find ourselves in, that your sales have suffered a dip. Couple that with the potential of a complete lockdown, times could not be more difficult for some retailers, even with the government support on offer. However now is not the time to rest on your laurels.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - March 2020 edition

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - March 2020 edition

The New Digital Format of the magazine has been created to be intuitively interactive, easily navigable and optimised for viewing on a desktop or mobile device.

This edition features a Special Technology Report on Transportation Management Systems (TMS). For this report, we 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.

Britain's supermarkets are no longer competing – they are working together to survive

Britain's supermarkets are no longer competing – they are working together to survive

Will Broome, CEO of retail tech pioneers Ubamarket, discusses the unprecedented industry co-operation and examines how technology can help mitigate the crisis and prevent future shortages.

Research sheds light on how big box stores can gain competitive edge in the age of 'Micro Seasons'

Research sheds light on how big box stores can gain competitive edge in the age of 'Micro Seasons'

Using store data to uncover micro-seasonal trends and accurately align supply with demand, is key to the future success of big box stores in the UK, a new report has concluded.

Making the most of available data

Making the most of available data

From onboard sensors monitoring the temperature inside a refrigerated container to GPS speed or location monitoring, access to real-time data has become a vital management tool for the tech-savvy fleet manager. But are they making the most of the available data?

Businesses is blooming for Flowervision (Bristol) Ltd thanks to voice-enabled scanning solution from BEC

Businesses is blooming for Flowervision (Bristol) Ltd thanks to voice-enabled scanning solution from BEC

Supplying florists on a daily basis from Cornwall to Worcester, Flowervision (Bristol) Ltd is an independent wholesaler of high-quality fresh cut flowers and plants as well as a vast range of sundries.

Coronavirus: Home shoppers should select an outside delivery/pick up point now, says ParcelHero

Coronavirus: Home shoppers should select an outside delivery/pick up point now, says ParcelHero

As social distancing measures ramp up, home shoppers should select a convenient drop off location such as a porch, garage or shed, make sure all delivery companies know about it and include it on all delivery instructions, urges ParcelHero. That way contact between delivery drivers and customers is kept to a minimum.

Oracle adds clarity and colour to the De Beers in-store experience

Oracle adds clarity and colour to the De Beers in-store experience

Luxury retailer De Beers Jewellers is adopting modern Oracle Xstore technology to enhance its customers’ shopping experience. The company prides itself on offering exquisite gifts and peerless diamonds for life’s key moments.

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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