Retail Supply Chain And Inventory Management News And Information Retail Supply Chain And Inventory Management News And Information


  • Customer Delivery Promise Execution For Omni-Channel Retail
    Customer Delivery Promise Execution For Omni-Channel Retail

    In today’s digitally connected environment retailers need to interact with customers on multiple channels and touch points simultaneously (or even interchangeably) to deliver seamless shopping experience. The customer expectations have also seen gamut of changes; they are agnostic to the lines dividing various channels and expect convenient delivery options like click & collect, drop shipment and delivery lockers.

Tactical Decision Support - The New Found Focus For Dynamic Supply Chains

As organizations grow in size and scale, so do their supply chains. With high product volumes, a huge supplier base and many echelons in the supply network, the problem is nothing but complicated to design a network which is cost effective and with high availability & flexibility.

Robotic Goods-To-Person Picking Technology For Simplified Omni-Channel Order Fulfillment

Perfect Pick’s goods-to-person model allows businesses to do more with less by dramatically increasing productivity and efficiency, but with much fewer workers.

What’s Next For Retail: Navigating Your Business From Now Into The Future

Retail is changing at such a rapid pace it’s hard to imagine what the future may hold. As a retailer, you not only are challenged to offer the products your customers want today, but to do so profitably while providing optimal customer service and staying one step ahead of your competitors — remaining agile enough to address whatever lies ahead.

Moving To A Single Stock Pool For All Channels

As multichannel or omni-channel retailing develops, the retail industry is recognising that the most efficient form of operation is to service all channels from a single stock pool. This could be physically held in a variety of locations, most commonly warehouses and stores.

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  • Retail Tech Spending 2016
    Retail Tech Spending 2016

    As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.

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  • Fulfillment & Freight
    Fulfillment & Freight

    Radial provides clients with proprietary Fulfillment and Freight Solutions that ensure faster delivery to consumers, extends order cut-offs during holidays, and improves efficiency and cost savings.

  • Store Fulfillment
    Store Fulfillment

    Radial Ship-from Store is a cloud-based modular solution in our Omnichannel Technology suite. Ship-from Store connects your store and eCommerce channels by exposing store inventory online and enabling your retail associates to seamlessly fulfill web-based orders.

  • Dropship Manager
    Dropship Manager

    Radial Dropship Manager is a cloud-based supply chain collaboration solution that automates order processing, exception handling, shipping, invoicing, and inventory between you and your dropship suppliers.

  • Inter-Store Inventory & Assortment Balancing
    Inter-Store Inventory & Assortment Balancing

    The Right Product at the Right Store at the Right Time.

  • SATO CLNX Series Industrial Thermal Printers
    SATO CLNX Series Industrial Thermal Printers

    With the NEW CLNX Series your problems are solved! Only the CLNX will address the typical thermal printer issues you experience today by its many user friendly features and rugged design.

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Cutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel's Next Big ThingCutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel's Next Big Thing

Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain.

Communication between retailers and suppliers will look very different in the near future. In order to meet the increasing demands of the consumer, control costs, and enhance collaboration, retailers and suppliers must improve processes for sharing data and extract as much value as possible from that data. The Trading Partner Interface of the Future, as conceptualized by RVCF, will achieve these goals while strengthening relationships between retailers and suppliers. By exploring the key areas of retailer-supplier communication, this report provides insights into what such a solution would entail and the business benefits it would create. Stakeholders in technology companies should take note that it is our vision that unrestricted, synchronized data sharing is the direction of the future.

Tech Spending 2015Tech Spending 2015: The Any-Channel Revolution Takes Shape

In 2014, retail investments focused on the consumer experience. In 2015, retail technology spending will meet shoppers’ collective calls for seamless engagement in any channel.

Since 2009, Integrated Solutions For Retailers has been mapping the tech spending plans of our subscriber base, benchmarking retailers’ implementation priorities and the trends that drive those priorities along the way. The comprehensive survey data we collect annually during late Q3 and early Q4 — this year from more than 200 retail decision makers across several disciplines — paints a clear and accurate picture of what’s to come in the following year. We began conducting the survey in the wake of near financial collapse, at a time when many retailers were intent to merely keep the lights on. A look back at our December 2009 predictions shows an industry investing in bare minimum maintenance of legacy systems, even as consumers began leveraging new mobile and e-commerce technologies that put intense competitive pressure on traditional and fledgling cross-channel retailers. Over the next two years, retail tech spending gradually climbed out of perseverance mode. 


  • Consumer Expectations Soar: What Does It Mean For Retailers?
    Consumer Expectations Soar: What Does It Mean For Retailers?

    Prepare yourself for the new retail.  In 2016 IBM surveyed 1,500 U.S. consumers aged 13 to 60+ to (1) find out what today’s consumers consider most important when choosing where to shop and (2) compare those results to a similar study done in 2011.

  • vPMS To Minimize Variation And OOS Causes

    Dan Gilmore, Editor-in-Chief, Supply Chain Digest, Greg Holder, CEO and Co-Founder, Compliance Networks, Camille Fratanduono, VP of Merchandising Operations, Pep Boys, and Richard Wilhjelm, VP of Business Development, Compliance Networks define and discuss the impact of vendor performance management solutions for minimizing late deliveries and troubles, and maximizing fill-rates and ASN accuracy.

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