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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Act small, think big: the rise of convenience stores

Act small, think big: the rise of convenience stores

The trend of ‘shopping local’ has risen steadily over the last few years, due in part to the increase in the number of convenience stores in various locations across the UK. In England specifically, there is one convenience store for every 1,455 people, with plans for new stores continuously emerging.

Datalogic launches the new Skorpio X5, the most advanced key-based mobile computer

Datalogic launches the new Skorpio X5, the most advanced key-based mobile computer

Datalogic has launched Skorpio X5, described by the company as a new ultra-fast, high-performing key-based mobile computer featuring the largest multi-touch display in the Portable Data Terminal (PDT) market.

Reimagined supply chains emerge from global crisis as enterprises focus on data insights to mitigate risk

Reimagined supply chains emerge from global crisis as enterprises focus on data insights to mitigate risk

New research from Orange Business Services found that the supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. The survey of 320 enterprises, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, revealed that the global crisis has dramatically changed attitudes to risk.

The Amco truck fleet takes solar technology on the road

The Amco truck fleet takes solar technology on the road

Road Transport is one of the biggest sources of pollution in the UK, contributing to poor air quality, noise disturbance, congestion and climate change and is a significant contributor to Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Kiwi Facilities Boosts Productivity with BigChange Mobile Workforce Tech

Kiwi Facilities Boosts Productivity with BigChange Mobile Workforce Tech

Facilities maintenance company Kiwi FM has increased productivity by 20 percent since it introduced mobile workforce management technology from BigChange.

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit bureaucracy is now creating delays and pushing up costs, says international delivery expert ParcelHero. It says up to 20% of parcels and trucks are being stopped at some borders.

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Karen Peacock, head of print solutions, Dakota Integrated Solutions, about the company’s printing and labelling solutions offerings, together with its extensive customer support packages designed to help users remain fully operational, productive and profitable.

What does the future hold for retailers?

What does the future hold for retailers?

Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year.

IT innovation; you’re only scratching the surface

IT innovation; you’re only scratching the surface

By Rafael Funes, creator and executive chairman, LOVIS.

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for change. We’ve had to become more resourceful, innovative and adaptive and going forward, only businesses with foresight and an ability to respond quickly to evolving situations will thrive.

Logistics UK launches Skills and Employment Report 2020

Logistics UK launches Skills and Employment Report 2020

A new report from Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry that is at the heart of the UK’s economy, has highlighted the severe impact Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the sector’s underlying skills shortage.

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