Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise. What is supply-chain management? In essence, it’s a critical component of the retail machine. While we may view the heart of Read More
Tag: supply chain inventory management
By Chris Batson
Distribution center loss prevention provides a unique challenge to the industry. As with all LP programs, the distribution center loss prevention team is tasked with reduction of shrink and generating a sufficient return on investment to justify their programs.
Given the growing investment in supply chain inventory management, how does a distribution Read More
According to the Supply Chain Management Review, supply chain cyber security threats continue to haunt those responsible for supply chain inventory management. Both the U.S. and Canada have recently issued advisories on “ransomware” attacks. These events permit hackers to capture critical data and then deny its rightful owner access to Read More
By Anne Meyers
U.S. retailer Walmart has recently requested permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test drones for commercial purposes. The company, which serves 250 million customers each week in its 6,100+ retail locations throughout the world, has already been testing the unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs) indoors, but wants to begin Read More