The logistics required to get merchandise to the right place at the right time, is based on an intertwined set of processes that lead up to the purchase point.
Consumers have come to expect a consistent shopping experience across promotions, prices, products, delivery and returns policies, wherever and however they choose to buy. These expectations, coupled with seasonal merchandise fluctuations and pricing pressures, have made it vital for retailers to optimise their supply chains in order to meet customer expectations.
ERP solutions enable retailers to continually monitor and evaluate their transportation network, as sales channels change or are added. Retailers gain the technology to fine-tune their transportation plans and look intelligently at different trends and how these impact on each sales channel.
This whitepaper takes a look at how the latest technology can positively support and enable each link of the retail supply chain to operate successfully and deliver goods to wherever they need to be, at the time they need to be there.