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.
What Is the Biggest Cost in Your Business?
What is the biggest cost in your business? It may seem obvious but this message is as true today as it was all those years ago.
Where Should a Retailer Spend Its Technology Budget?
With spending on IT coming under more pressure, not necessarily because of reduction in budgets but more from the increasing number of projects a CTO is faced with, where should a company focus its...
With SaaS SCM Solutions Offering Speed, Agility and No Tie-ins It’s Time to Leave the RFP Behind
With SaaS SCM solutions offering speed, agility and no tie-ins it’s time to leave the RFP behind. Read the whitepaper by Mikko Kärkkäinen, CEO of RELEX.
Demand Forecasting and Planning in Retail
Does your company do ‘demand forecasting’ or ‘demand planning’? Both are needed in supply chain management, but what are their differences?
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.
Big Data – Big Talk or Big Results?
Big Data isn’t a magic bullet but there are some impressive gains to be made in traditional operations, such as supply chain management.
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.
Sales and Operations Planning: From Data to Information, from Information to Decision-making
In this article, we take a brief look at what sales and operations planning actually means and explain how data systems affect the execution of S&OP processes.
Supply Chain Transformation – Case Motoral
Read our whitepaper about how vehicle spares wholesaler Motoral successfully transformed their purchasing operations with effective change management.
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.