Retail Supply Chain Case Studies

  • Building An Online Platform To Fight Counterfeits On Blockchain

    Blockchain technology can be used to build an online platform where manufacturers, retailers, and consumers can come together to authenticate goods that we buy every day. A startup company plans to scale up by working with its manufacturing and retailing partners and building up the platform to fight counterfeit issues and show authentic supply chain information on the blockchain. This would ultimately drive out the counterfeits in the retail supply chain and afford a satisfying shopping experience.

  • How Data Mining Improves Replenishment, Order Agility At CBR Debbie Cotterman, Inventory Manager at CBR Airport Retail (Spirit of the Red Horse, Talie, Radio Road, Creative Kidstuff, ZOZO, regional gift stores) wields her selfdescribed “data geek” status like a powerful weapon against out-of-stocks. By Celerant Technology Corporation

  • Order Collaboration Yields ROI For Leading Apparel Manufacturer

    For more than 100 years, this leading company has been manufacturing top-tier athletic apparel and footwear all over the world. The brand supplies its own retail and wholesale channels offering products for men, women and children. They operate globally and maintain a manufacturing presence in the United States for their “Made in the USA” products, as well as in the United Kingdom for the European market, where they also manufacture some of their most popular models to expedite fast delivery.

  • Retail Stores In Dublin Eradicate Cash Shrinkage

    Theft is one of the retail world’s biggest challenges, especially in the independent convenience sector where stores are often manned by a handful of people that are not equipped with the latest security gizmos. In fact, nearly half of retailers (49 percent) have experienced theft of cash from their premises. This hurts businesses and their customers because merchants often have to pass on these losses by raising prices. With cash management solutions, businesses can fight back against theft and achieve an advantage over competitors.

  • Compass Group Relies On Intelligent Video For Foodservice Excellence

    Compass Group North America is a leading foodservice management company with annual sales over $12 billion and more than 200,000 associates. Its operating companies, including Morrison Healthcare, Bon Appétit Management, Levy Restaurants and Wolfgang Puck Catering, serve more than seven million meals a day in schools, hospitals, senior living communities, corporate campuses and sporting venues across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Wireless Solution Gives Convenience Store Chain Unparalleled Network Management And Cost Savings

    The 7-Eleven Convenience Stores concentrated in Central Oklahoma are independently owned. The company desired a wireless LAN in each of its convenience stores to enable employees to use wireless handheld scanning devices to deliver data to a Retalix inventory control and Demand AnalytX (DAX) system. The DAX system enables the stores’ inventories, especially the most expensive items, to be carefully monitored and adjusted, streamlining operations and saving dollars.

  • Top 10 Retailer Reaps Big Benefits From New Battery Solution For Mobile Devices

    A well-known, Top 10 retailer was experiencing significant problems with its voice and data (barcode scanners and printers) mobile devices in its scores of Distribution Centers and thousands of stores nationwide. Its voice devices, the Spectralink 84xx series WiFi phones, were an obvious problem because they were regularly failing mid-shift which not only caused staff productivity losses but, worse, hurt the overall customer experience. It also resulted in lost sales.

  • Wi-Fi Solutions Streamlines Inventory Process Based On Security, Reliability, Manageability

    A leader in the shortening and oils industry, Columbus Vegetable Oils chose Aerohive’s Cooperative Control wireless LAN solution for its new manufacturing and warehouse facility because of its superior security, reliability, manageability, and flexibility.

  • Retail Giant Uniqlo Sold On Searchlight

    From its humble origins as a chain of small men’s wear shops in 1949, and the opening of its first unisex casual wear store in Hiroshima in 1984, Japanese retailer Uniqlo has emerged as a global retail giant with some 1,500 stores in 16 countries.

  • Convenience Store Achieves Unified Networking With Cloud Solution
    2/9/2015

    Located throughout central Oregon, Dari Mart operates 45 convenience stores with 500 employees. Started in 1965, Dari Mart is a family business and prides itself on delivering the most natural and freshest milk products to its stores. It accomplishes this via 48-hour delivery to each of its stores from its company-owned dairy, Lochmead Farms, one of the largest independent dairy farms in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Integrated Ecommerce And Order Management System Supports Growth At eWam
    9/29/2015

    Founded in 2000, family-owned Wholesale Accessory Market (eWam) started in a one-car garage and has become one of the nation’s largest fashion accessory wholesaler and retailers. It now offers over 50,000 products and continues to grow its SKUs. Their primary customer base is fashion boutiques and salons, as well as self-employed independent distributors. With a holiday season that begins in September, eWam needed to improve its ecommerce capabilities and shore up its back- end processes to keep pace with growth rates.

  • Hardware Co-Op Builds Better Service With Lucas Systems
    6/25/2015

    Do it Best Delivers More Accurate, Efficient Order Fulfillment with a Lucas Mobile Work Execution System Featuring the Jennifer™ Mobile Multi-Modal Picking Application.

  • Hosted Contact Center Helps Citrus Gift Company Squeeze Out More Productivity And Cost
    9/8/2015

    Year-round, Southern Fulfillment fulfills orders for Hale Groves and Pittman & Davis — two of the nation’s largest citrus gift brands. Its Vero Beach, Florida contact center constantly adapts staffing levels to support an average of 260,000 calls per year, ensuring the ultimate experience, during the peak holiday period or off-season.

  • Home Furnishing Manufacturer Sleeps Soundly After Integrating CYBRA’s MarkMagic Labeling Solution With Manhattan SCALE
    5/31/2019

    Revman International’s investment in CYBRA’s MarkMagic paid for itself in less than six weeks.

  • A New Approach To Handling Cash: Cash As A Service
    9/5/2018

    What if merchants had a way to accept cash payments without the costs and hassles of cash management?

  • Best In Show Distribution At Pet Supermarket
    5/4/2015

    Pet products retailer keeps growth on track without adding staff or expanding its DC.

  • Streamline Store Ops In The Cloud
    6/1/2015

    101-store Canadian retailer Showcase replaced several disparate task management solutions—including e-mail and Excel—with a SaaS-based store operations center.

  • Retail Tag And Label System Improves Distribution
    8/20/2014

    In the apparel industry, distribution to multiple destinations has to be precise and fast.  The customers of a famous clothing manufacturer in Japan asked their department stores and wholesalers to examine their logistics management to try and improve accuracy, and the speed of deliveries.

  • SoccerPro Grows Y/Y Revenue By 25% And Increase Mobile Revenue By 82% With eCommerce Solution
    9/29/2015

    Founded in 2004, SoccerPro sells soccer performance gear and licensed apparel throughout the U.S and abroad. The soccerpro.com and soccermaster.com websites collectively serve as the ecommerce arm for their six brick and mortar locations, and the call center (which manages bulk and B2B orders). The company needed a fully integrated omni-channel commerce suite, with advanced capabilities, live in short order, to capitalize on anticipated growth in sales for the World Cup Soccer in the summer of 2014.

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