Retail Supply Chain Software/Management, Retail Management Software, Retail Warehousing

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. 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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March's EDX to feature the latest innovations in retail delivery, supply chain and fulfilment: Read the predictions

March's EDX to feature the latest innovations in retail delivery, supply chain and fulfilment: Read the predictions

2018 is set to be a challenging year for the Retail and Delivery industries, with customers' expectations ever rising: click-and-collect is set to grow by 55.6% over five years and eCommerce accounting 22.2% of retail sales, the highest share ever. Equally, inflationary pressures mean it is simply not good enough to pass the cost down to customers: retailers and couriers have to be increasingly imaginative about delivering more with fewer resources.

What is on-demand warehousing?

What is on-demand warehousing?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines on-demand as "soon as or whenever required". In recent years the term 'on-demand' has become synonymous with technology: movies on demand, taxis on demand, dry cleaners on demand.... the list goes on. But on-demand warehousing? That's a new one.

Intrapay unveils fresh approach to the payments

Intrapay unveils fresh approach to the payments

Intrapay has introduced its purpose-built payment platform to the global payments sector, backed by a management team comprising some of the leading figures in the industry.

PervasID recognised as RFID finalists in Business Excellence Awards

PervasID recognised as RFID finalists in Business Excellence Awards

PervasID has been recognised as a finalist in the Cambridge News and Media Business Excellence awards given annually by Cambridge News and Media in association with Barclays Bank plc. Over 100 companies entered the 2018 awards and just 4 were selected as finalists.

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

At the recently held Paperworld 2018 trade fair, the remanufactured print consumables specialist presentd its new Business Inkjet range, designed for professionals.

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Neil Harvey, CTO of Kirona, considers the implications of the Industrial Strategy white paper on the retail sector and asks; is there such a thing as a perfect balance, and what benefits can technology have on workforce productivity?

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS (Worldwide Chain Stores) and Optricity have announced a partnership that brings an advanced, integrated slotting offering to WCS' warehouse management system, CSnx.

Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO NetDespatch.

I read a particularly interesting article this week. It focussed on technology and the changing face of delivery.

Coastal Pet leads Indigo to further US expansion

Coastal Pet leads Indigo to further US expansion

Ohio based pet products specialist, Coastal Pet, has appointed Indigo Software to deploy Indigo WMS at its 400,000 sq ft manufacturing site.

New DS5100 laser scanner from Datalogic: performance in any operating conditions

New DS5100 laser scanner from Datalogic: performance in any operating conditions

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced DS5100, the new flexible, powerful and compact laser scanner.

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