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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Job market boom predicted in supply chain sector as vacancies rise above pre-lockdown levels

Job market boom predicted in supply chain sector as vacancies rise above pre-lockdown levels

The supply chain sector will experience a job market boom over the coming months as over 60 percent of workers in warehouse, logistics and delivery spent time during lockdown searching for a new role, according to latest research.

Warehouse trends in the wake of the pandemic

Warehouse trends in the wake of the pandemic

By Daniel Dombach, EMEA Industry Solutions Director, Zebra Technologies.

While the pandemic has impacted many companies, others have experienced strong growth as restrictions applied to pre-COVID 19 shopping patterns have accelerated growth in ecommerce.

Redwigwam waives fees so logistics businesses can hire the flexible workers they need in the run-up to Christmas

Redwigwam waives fees so logistics businesses can hire the flexible workers they need in the run-up to Christmas

Redwigwam, the UK flexible working community, is waiving its fees to help logistics businesses hire the flexible workers they need to meet the demands of the new surge in coronavirus cases and enable business continuity and resourcing in the crucial Christmas trading period.

Achieving an agile supply chain

Achieving an agile supply chain

Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector.

'Boring is good' as global air cargo market takes another step to recovery in September

'Boring is good' as global air cargo market takes another step to recovery in September

A record ‘dynamic loadfactor’ and high airfreight rates on the world’s premier trade lanes in September showed the global air cargo market edging towards a sustainable recovery at the start of the traditional peak season, says industry analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index.

Konica Minolta withdraws from Drupa 2021 while engaging with customers in new and creative ways

Konica Minolta withdraws from Drupa 2021 while engaging with customers in new and creative ways

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe has announced its decision to withdraw from its participation at drupa 2021 to follow the path of new, tailored formats of engaging with its customer base.

‘Prioritise H&S’ ahead of online Xmas sales spike, Bureau Veritas tells retailers

‘Prioritise H&S’ ahead of online Xmas sales spike, Bureau Veritas tells retailers

With tighter coronavirus restrictions forcing increasing numbers of Christmas shoppers online this year, compliance authority Bureau Veritas is advising retailers and logistics firms to prepare for the extra health, safety and hygiene risks this rise in festive e-commerce sales will bring.

Manhattan Associates signs with L’ORÉAL TO IMPLEMENT MANHATTAN Active® Warehouse Management

Manhattan Associates signs with L’ORÉAL TO IMPLEMENT MANHATTAN Active® Warehouse Management

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced that leading beauty company, L’Oréal, has chosen to implement Manhattan Active Warehouse Management, a global, scalable and agile SaaS-based solution. The first implementation is due to launch by mid 2021, with worldwide deployment across L’Oréal’s distribution centres expected by the end of 2023.

Wearable sensor industry worth US$2.5 billion in 2020, new IDTechEx study finds

Wearable sensor industry worth US$2.5 billion in 2020, new IDTechEx study finds

The wearable sensor industry will be worth US$2.5 billion in 2020, having tripled in size since 2014. This comes despite the significant economic challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a reduction in the total revenue this year.

Taking centre stage: The cloud and its role in the new ways of working

Taking centre stage: The cloud and its role in the new ways of working

In the wake of COVID-19, enabling remote work has required many IT teams to rapidly lean into cloud technologies to keep their businesses operating smoothly.

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