At RELEX, we’ve accumulated a wealth of supply chain and retail planning expertise from our 1500+ planning specialists. Dive into resources crafted for you by our experts — from blogs and whitepapers to guides, reports, videos, and more.
The Fundamentals of Business Case Development for Supply Chain Planning Technology Investment
This guide demonstrates best practices for building a business case for supply chain technology investment and puts perspective on primary considerations when working with ROI calculations.
Machine Learning in CPG Demand Forecasting: Considering Retailer Data Drives Results
CPG companies need to leverage retailer data in demand planning and collaborate effectively with their retail partners to attain high forecast accuracy and meet demand.
Customer Video: Thrive Market
Since 2020, US-based online grocer Thrive Market has partnered with RELEX to improve their demand forecasting and automated replenishment. In this video, Nicolas Yepez of Thrive Market discusses the company’s supply chain journey with RELEX.
Chain Drug Retailers Can Overcome Silos with ‘One Truth’
Multinational businesses must figure out a way to break down silos and give specialized teams the ability to make fast decisions that can benefit everyone.
How to Disrupt the Disrupter: Finding the Chink in Amazon’s Armor
Many companies have tried to compete with Amazon, but only one company has successfully challenged Amazon at its own game. Meet Shopify.
How Quick Commerce Retailers Can Establish Market Dominance
Smart investments today will set quick commerce retailers up to weather the storm of competition and ensure they come out on top well into the future.
What’s the Key to Dark Store Profitability?
The smart use of dark stores helps make online channels profitable and respond to the increased consumer demand for speed and convenience in online shopping.
Fresh Food Replenishment Key to Improved Profitability in Grocery Retail
The biggest difference in automating replenishment of fresh products in comparison to center-store products is the increased importance of planning accuracy.
Are retailers prepared to respond to increasing supply chain complexity?
By investing in updated technology, retailers can ensure accurate inventory management across all channels and avoid unexpected out-of-stocks.
Best Practices for Long Lead Time Inventory Management
Products with long lead times present a pain point for retailers and can complicate their ability to keep inventory optimized. Here are three steps that can help retailers to better manage long-lead inventory.
Cracking the Omnichannel Code: How to Unlock Online Retail Profitability
As we look back at 2020, the rapid evolution of omnichannel is at the top of everyone’s mind. Here we discuss how retailers can optimize their supply chain for online and offline success.
Retail Forward: Turning “Adapting to Cope” into “Adapting to Win”
2020 required retailers to prioritize demand over profitability. To successfully move forward, retailers need to find a way back to efficiency and turn “coping” into “winning."
RELEX’s Focus on Sustainability: Cutting Food Waste and Carbon Footprints
At RELEX, we are committed to reducing our own carbon footprint while supporting our customers with their sustainability efforts.
Specialty Liquor Retail: Managing the Beers, Wines, and Spirits (BWS) Category
The BWS category poses several challenges for retailers, including promotional planning, capacity management, and omnichannel replenishment, leading to poor results if not planned for carefully.
DIY Forecasting: How HELLWEG Conquered Inventory Optimization
In this webinar, we discuss what DIY supply chain challenges HELLWEG has faced and how they have managed to optimize stock levels while reducing inventory and freeing up capital.
Improving Slow Mover Management with Aggregate Forecasting
Retailers need to take advantage of aggregate forecasting methods to predict and meet the demand of slow movers more accurately.
Living RELEX Values: The Customer Is a Friend
At RELEX, we strive to establish strong and personal relationships with each of our customers as we help them achieve success into the future.
Managing Through Disruptive Times With Data Driven Speed And Adaptability
In this 2021 report, RSR shares how “retail winners”, who performed best in the last year, have addressed critical supply chain management challenges.
Conquering Microspace Optimization Through Data and AI
In this webinar, our experts discuss automated space planning and present opportunities to utilize AI-driven data across supply chain and space management.
Unified Retail Planning – Breaking Out of Retail’s Functional Silos
The biggest opportunity for increased operational efficiency in retail lies in building a unified planning process spanning retail’s core functions.
Grocery Trends from the COVID Era
The COVID era has seen interesting innovations from companies responding to a rapidly changing business environment. Here are four interesting trends for grocery retailers to follow in the coming years.
Customer Voice: Weathering the Pandemic and Reducing Food Waste
In this Customer Voice blog, Antti Kurhela, Supply Chain Manager at Wihuri, talks about how this foodservice operator was able to rapidly adjust to changing conditions while still reducing food waste in 2020.
Differentiating Your Business in the New Retail Supply Chain Battleground
In this webinar, RELEX experts share the data, analysis, and “tough love” recommendations from a survey-based report report we conducted with Retail Systems Research.
Boost Sales and Profitability through Automated, Store-Specific Planogram Optimization
With automation, central planning teams can create a high volume of accurate planograms that are adapted to store needs. This will decrease out-of-stocks and overstocks, reduce inventory costs, and improve operational efficiency in stores.