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Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

Brexit is dominating conversations once again and creating waves of uncertainty in almost every industry. But the big questions everyone is asking right now is: do we have to start stockpiling our imported goods to prepare for a no deal Brexit? What happens to our food if it's held up at customs? Will there be shortages?

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.

As retailers continue to search for the best ways to blur the boundaries between channels, more are turning to automation to ease customers' in-store pain points.

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

Who has time to read every government document on GDPR (296 at the last count)?

The negative publicity and financial consequences of a GDPR breach are too much to even contemplate, so every business has had to bite the GDPR bullet and take the hit on profits.

Datalogic Falcon X3 supports rapid growth at ABS Holdings

Datalogic Falcon X3 supports rapid growth at ABS Holdings

Datalogic has announced that leading omni-channel reseller, ABS Holdings, is using the Falcon X3 to improve the company's Hampshire-based pick, pack and shipping operations.

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands

The recent news that luxury brands have destroyed millions of pounds worth of unsold merchandise to avoid their products falling into the wrong hands and being sold on the "grey market" at knockdown prices, illustrates the challenges that these brands face in matching pricing and customer demand.

Atheon Analytics helps UK supermarket suppliers become data-driven with Snowflake

Atheon Analytics helps UK supermarket suppliers become data-driven with Snowflake

Snowflake Computing has announced that Atheon Analytics has chosen Snowflake to supply real-time data insights to UK supermarket suppliers, helping identify any service issues, stock replenishment needs and quantify the impact on waste and sales across the entire supply chain.

Can your ERP system overcome these three distribution challenges?

Can your ERP system overcome these three distribution challenges?

The key to meeting the growing demand for direct-to-consumer (D2C) shipping is efficiency, not speed. As John Weber, Director, Business Development and Product Management at Aptean, explains, distributors need to know that their ERP systems are up to the task.

An Act with no action: businesses not doing enough to find slavery in UK supply chains

An Act with no action: businesses not doing enough to find slavery in UK supply chains

UK businesses are not doing enough to identify modern slavery in their supply chains, research from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has found. A survey of 897 supply chain managers found that almost a third (31%) of UK supply chain managers admitted they did not think their business was taking the necessary steps to tackle the issue.

POST-EXPO heads to Hamburg in October

POST-EXPO heads to Hamburg in October

POST-EXPO, the world's leading international postal and parcel industry exhibition and conference, heads to Hamburg in October 2018.

The upper hand: Cracking international markets

The upper hand: Cracking international markets

The overseas market presents major opportunities for most retailers, and at The Retail Hive's recent meeting, Cracking International Markets, it was evident that expansion is on everyone's wish list.

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