At RELEX, we’ve accumulated a great deal of retail expertise from among the ranks of our more than 800 retail planning specialists. Pick our brains by diving into the resources our experts have authored — from blogs and whitepapers to guides, reports, and videos.
The Complete Guide to Machine Learning in Retail Demand Forecasting
Retailers generate enormous amounts of data, meaning that machine learning technology quickly proves its value.
How to Balance Stock Between Online and Stores
With the rise of e-commerce many traditional retailers have established an online channel to complement their core businesses.
Forecasting Product Returns
As almost every etailer and retailer with an online operations knows all too well, product returns are a costly headache that simply have to be taken care of.
How to Use Richer Data for Better Supply Chain Planning in Online Retail
Bringing product view or customer behaviour data from website into your supply chain planning and analytics tool can be very useful.
Assortment Planning for Online Retail
Traditional inventory management limits as to what you can sell, and what you can’t, no longer apply in e-commerce.
Supply Chain Planning in Online Retail
I’m often asked how online retail affects supply chain planning. Although the basic rules are the same, there are indeed a number of differences.
Stock Availability Versus Stock Value – What’s the Trade-off?
One of the most established assumptions in inventory management is that stock holding needs to rise steeply as you increase availability.
Supply Chain Planning Challenge Facing Mid-market Retailers
Supply chain planning is particularly challenging for mid-market retailers encountering all the same complexities as big retailers.
Managing the Christmas Supply Chain
In this whitepaper we take a look at how to optimize for the holiday season and draw lessons for year-round seasonal management.
The Building Blocks of Successful Forecasting and Replenishment Implementations for Fresh Goods
In this white paper we will take an overview of the building blocks of successful forecasting and replenishment implementations for fresh goods.
How to Organize Your Inventory Management Team for Maximum Impact?
At RELEX we’ve collated information from more than a dozen of our large customers about how they have chosen to organize their replenishment.
Fresh Forecasting & Replenishment: Master Weekday Variations
As sales fluctuate significantly day to day, precision with fresh food is only possible through accurate daily forecasting and daily replenishment.
Building a Supply Plan with the Capacity to Deliver During the Holiday Season
In the food sector the longest holiday forecast period is that for Christmas and New Year, where successive holidays make maintaining supply chain efficiency quite challenging.
Fresh Forecasting & Replenishment: Master Spoilage
Spoilage reduction is the single most effective measure we know of that clients can take to boost their profits.
Supply Chain Integration – Case Food Service Forecasting
Supply chain integration is about knitting together operations of two or more companies via an integrated IT system. Learn how this can be done wisely.
Agile Process Development in Software Implementations – Case Vianor
Many large companies have been held back by large scale software projects that have gone wrong. Our agile approach however seems to work for us and our customers.
Using POS Data in Your Supply Chain to React Faster to Changes in Demand
Particularetail trade companies, that often control both stores and warehouses themselves, no longer have any excuse for letting POS data gather dust in the stores’ till systems.
The Pitfalls of Automating Replenishment Ordering and How to Avoid Them
Clients thinking of automating their replenishment processes often ask me what potential problems they should be alert to when changing their systems.
More Efficient Seasonal Inventory Management
Seasonal inventory management is not easy. However, there are many companies who have managed to turn it from a problem into an opportunity.
A More Efficient Ordering Process Through Better Exception Management
Increasing automation in replenishment generally produces positive results. It doesn’t, however, make your replenishment managers redundant.
More Effective Chain Operations Through Department Store Replenishment Automation
This article focuses on stock replenishment from the perspective of department store operations. The opportunities for improved efficiency are often great.