Newsletter | June 26, 2019

06.26.19 -- Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems

 
Retail Supply Chain Insights
Leverage Data Analytics To Boost Cash Management Sales
Article | By Nick Markwell, APG Cash Drawer, LLC

Cash loss is one of the biggest challenges faced by retailers, and most of it currently results from internal theft. But even without taking theft into account, cash management is time-consuming and expensive, boosting operating expenses for retailers. The time spent manually counting cash, conducting top offs, and lifts eats away at a retailer’s bottom line.

Why Retail Needs A Web-Enabled Bar Code
Guest Column | By Carrie Wilkie, GS1 US

Consumers around the globe are scanning products using their smartphones to learn more about what they want to buy — or what they’ve just purchased. Some manufacturers have responded by adding QR codes and secondary bar codes on packages that connect consumers to more product information. Not only do these extra codes take up valuable label “real estate,” but they may not even contain standardized product identifiers like UPCs, causing confusion when scanning at point of sale checkout counters.

Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems
White Paper | Radial

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.

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Order Management: The Backbone Of Omni-Channel
Article | By Matt Pillar

We’re moving rapidly toward an all-out revolution at the POS: A throw-the-baby-out-with-the-bathwater, wholesale rip-and-replace of the transaction systems we’ve known since the advents of POS, ERP (enterprise resource planning), and e-commerce.

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