RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • 4 Ways To Address The Warehouse Labor Shortage
    4 Ways To Address The Warehouse Labor Shortage

    Automation and new recruitment/retention strategies can help address the supply chain labor crunch.

  • Mispicks: What They Really Mean For Your DC
    Mispicks: What They Really Mean For Your DC

    The cost of picking and shipping errors go far beyond returns processing. Here’s why.

  • 5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers
    5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers

    Modern retailers understand the core benefits of leveraging the power of Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Predictive Analytics accounts for all of your company’s relevant data at a micro-level, identifies your business’ trends, opportunities, and influencing factors. It makes recommendations to retailers that will help them increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory costs, increase in sales, and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.

  • Not All Demand Is True Demand

    For consumer goods companies with omnichannel sales, downstream demand is a key signal to consider when thinking about inventory allocation, new product launches, demand planning, and other decisions. However, not all downstream demand is created equal.

  • Robots Threatening Millions of Jobs? Not When It Comes To Parcel Packaging

    In our instant-everything world, customers want orders ASAP and at the lowest cost possible. This is becoming increasingly harder to do as parcel growth is expected to continue rising 17 to 28 percent each year through 2021. To make matters worse, the dwindling warehouse labor force is facing major skill shortages and an aging workforce.

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RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN WHITE PAPERS

  • Blockchain For Supply Chain: Smart Contracts & Purchase Order Management

    In the world of blockchain, it is the digitization and uploading of the contractual agreement to a Digital Ledger that becomes the driving force behind any transaction, the Smart Contract.

  • Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems

    To keep pace with growing consumer expectations, retailers must be equipped with modern order management systems that greatly expand their fulfillment capabilities. However, many still lag behind. To gain insight into these challenges and retailers’ top priorities for a future OMS investment, Radial partnered with Incisiv to conduct a quantitative survey of retail executives spanning key business functions across the retail supply chain.

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RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN PRODUCTS & SERVICES

  • Perfect Pick® HD Is High Density. High Throughput.
    Perfect Pick® HD Is High Density. High Throughput.

    A unique, robotic, goods-to-person order picking technology for warehouses and distribution centers.

  • Sure Sort™ Is Smart, Streamlined, Scalable Order Sortation
    Sure Sort™ Is Smart, Streamlined, Scalable Order Sortation

    Sure Sort™ is a robotic “each” or “piece” sorter that easily handles complex variables and delivers a wide variety of items into a compact array of order bin locations in a single pass.

  • Digitize Your Global Supply Chain
    Digitize Your Global Supply Chain

    The global supply chain is comprised of a set of complex business processes involving many players spread all over the world. An effective Global Trade Management (GTM) digital platform must be able to handle these diverse functions and be able to integrate well with both systems and people. A digital supply chain is an enabler of value. It will enable you to manage global risk; improve agility, speed and quality; and reduce costs in many areas of your operation. IDC predicts that, by 2020, digitally-mature companies will achieve $430 billion in productivity gains over their less-connected peers.

  • Global Sourcing
    Global Sourcing

    Retail buyers and merchandisers are continuously tasked with sourcing new merchandise and comparing to existing products to ensure their product lines remain competitive in the marketplace. With multiple seasons and programs to support, it is challenging to identify new supply sources, review new products with existing suppliers, negotiate contracts and confirm timely supplier production runs.

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