Celsis And CoValence Recognised For Transformative Supply Chain Project
The collaboration ofCelsis International and CoValence Laboratories has been named the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) Top 100 –“100 Great Supply Chain Projects” for delivering measurable gains in ROI through cost reductions and increased efficiencies in the supply chain
Amware Logistics Now Offering Contract & Public Warehousing
Amware Logistics, the leading 3PL Company, offers both public warehousing and contract warehousing with the highest level of care from their quality craftsmen. Their public warehouse operations serve several different customers simultaneously, and offer the flexibility to scale the client’s warehousing usage to their exact business needs at any given time.
Savi Technology Improves Enterprise Supply Chain Management With Savi Mobile Tracking 2.5
Commercial enterprises, organizations and government agencies can dramatically reduce troublesome blind spots and improve overall supply chain management and efficiency with today’s introduction of Savi Mobile Tracking System 2.5 (SMTS)
Premium Wine Importer And Distributor Selects HighJump Software Warehouse Management System
HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced recently that Winebow, a New Jersey-based wine and spirits importer and distributor, has selected the HighJump Software warehouse management system (WMS)
AkzoNobel Joins Together For Sustainability (TfS) To Enhance Global Supply Chain
AkzoNobel has underlined its commitment to driving improvements throughout its global supply chains by signing up to the Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative
Aurionpro & STMT Trisakti University Take Supply Chain Management Thought Leadership To A New Level By Grassroots Nurturing Of Talent Through An Innovative Educational Curriculum
Aurionpro and STMT Trisakti, an Indonesia-based private institution of higher education focused on Transportation Management and Logistics, have collaborated to provide an innovative educational curriculum to create awareness of supply chain technologies and best practices through hands-on use of Aurionpro's industry-leading SCM platform, SCMProFit
JCPenney Turnaround Tied To Online Sales And Inventory Refresh
Following JCPenney’s third quarter financial results, CEO Myron Ullman seems optimistic about the turnaround effort that’s been underway for the past year or so. He says, “We’re making significant strides toward restoring JCPenney to its rightful place in retail… It’s hard work with no quick fixes, but our team’s rising to the challenge, and our customers tell us they love the progress we’re making.” It’s happening slowly, but JCPenney is beginning to see positive sales momentum, reporting slightly increased comp store sales. For the quarter, the comp sales improved by 710 basis points, reflecting sequential improvement in each of the three months in Q3’13. Similarly, the company reported positive comps in October, a huge achievement for the retailer, as it had been nearly two years since the company had seen such increases.
Vendor Compliance 104: Advancements In Vendor Compliance
As discussed in previous articles, retailers have used vendor compliance programs since the 1980’s to reduce supply chain variability, normalize receiving operations and highlight areas of opportunity in all aspects of the retail supply chain. Even now, after more than thirty years of vendor compliance programs, many retailers still consider vendor compliance programs to be about shipping and logistical compliance.
Retail Margin Risk: Step 5: “Over-communicate” With Your Vendor Trading Partners
In part five of our five part series on mitigating retail margin risks, we will examine the importance of over communicating to your vendor partners and some best practices leading retailers are utilizing today to collaborate with their vendors.
5 Ways Predictive Analytics Is Transforming The Retail Procurement Process
Procurement is a critical part of the retail business model. It is one of the most carefully crafted processes in the supply chain, constantly being perfected as retailers continue to find new ways to optimize the process. Over the past few years, retail technology has become a hot topic.
Complete And On-Time: The Key To Mitigating Retail Margin Risk And Ensuring Brand Protection
On-time and complete is one of the best KPIs for measuring merchandise plan execution success. See how your company can increase your percentage of on-time and complete fulfillment.
New Technology Is Critical To Meeting Customer Demands - Infographic
Survey results show mobile solutions can dramatically improve operational efficiencies, decrease customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.
E-Commerce — Much More Than Just A Channel
E-commerce has become much more than just a channel. It is an integral part of a complete retail business and the fastest-growing part of the business.
Securing The App-Congested Network
As retail networks strain under the weight of application proliferation, network security and uptime once again take center stage.
Mobility — Fueling The Store Of The Future
Technology is driving change throughout the retail enterprise, and mobility in the store is a huge part of this change.
RibbedTee.com Doubles Sales With Help From Fulfillment
The online fashion retailer leveraged a new shipping solution to better serve the customer and increase fulfillment efficiencies.
Data Sharing Mitigates Cargo Risk
When LP/security, supply chain, and law enforcement stakeholders collaborate over good data, cargo theft is thwarted.
The retail supply chain has gone global, and now it is going mobile with new technologies to benefit the supply chain from end-to-end.
Welcome to the 2013 Retail Supply Chain Special Report, where we take a look at significant factors affecting the retail supply chain. This year we are featuring research and commentary from the Retail Value Chain Federation (RVCF, formerly VCF) and Retail Systems Research (RSR), both industry leaders when it comes to the retail supply chain.
Globalization Of Retail
The retail supply chain is becoming worldwide, from sourcing and manufacturing to end user delivery, and everywhere in between. Knowing how to maximize assortment planning across all channels and where to source the merchandise will be key to retailers maximizing margins and controlling costs as they expand worldwide. Nikki Baird, managing partner of RSR Research, will discuss the localization of demand, globalization of supply, and cross-channel opportunities. She will cover the benefits of globalization and how it can open new markets for retailers. Baird will also discuss the various business challenges retailers face regarding the supply chain, especially when it comes to flexibility in demand.
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Vendor Compliance And Supply Chain Visibility Consulting Services
Compliance Networks excels in uncovering the hidden value that lies within your supply chains. We apply a creative mix of technologies and services to facilitate flow in the retail supply chain.
CK71 Mobile Computer
The new CK71 provides everything you need in a mobile computer. Rugged construction, all–day use, fast processing and unmatched versatility.
Operating on the thinnest of margins, distributors must continually find ways to improve processes in order to attract and retain customers. Both customers and suppliers demand increasingly high levels of service, fast access to information, and perfectly timed product delivery.
SPEDE Technologies Push-Button Labeling Push-Button Labeling is a simple-to-use hardware/software solution that combines patented wireless technology with intelligent software to control and error-proof the processes of label set-up, label printing, and label application.
Pick To Light For Order Fulfillment Ideal for team-based approaches like zone picking, the LP Pick solution increases the pick rate productivity, accuracy and cost efficiency of this labor intensive operation by reducing the walk time, eliminating the reading errors and simplifying the task throughout the pick process.
Dolphin 60s Scanphone
Dolphin 60s, a part of Honeywell’s scanphone line, was specifically built to facilitate quick, reliable and secure access to business critical data.
Domino RFID-Enabled Data Center Management Domino ISG provides real-time traffic control that eliminates the delays, errors, and omissions of manual tracking. Asset tracking systems automatically monitors movements at portals, entry points and racks as assets move throughout the facility.