Retail Supply Chain Management Solutions
Supply Chain Management for the Retail Industry requires detailed logistics visibility allowing all parties to collaborate simultaneously together, share information in real-time, immediately execute and optimize orders for efficient transportation spend, shipment routing, and on-time delivery.
The Retail Industry including manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers face many logistics challenges today from controlling transportation spend, improving service levels, traceability and accountability, logistics partner management, coordination with Retail parts suppliers, trade compliance, inventory optimization, big data analytics, and how to be agile to proactively respond to global supply chain disruptions and carrier capacity issues. A constant flow of new products drives the need for real-time coordination of inventory, merchandise, allocation and replenishment planning to optimize sales, especially for seasonal and fashion items. Along with overcoming challenges of global trade disruptions, carrier capacity issues and ‘out-of-the-blue’ calamity.
Retailers can learn how to improve sales and profits using Freightgate’s Supply Chain Management Solutions. For retailers who want to improve logistics management, Freightgate offers Supply Chain Management Solutions to manage all aspects of supply chain execution (SCE) tasks: planning, procurement, warehousing and transportation. Frightgate’s EDI solutions include EDI integration for custoners, vendors and trading partner and a fully compliant Electronic Freight Management Platform (EFM).
Our Logistics Cloud platform provides supply chain visibility, business intelligence, operating cost reduction tools with detailed spend management for our Global Retail clients. It is a versatile collobrative platform that allows Retail suppy Chain stakeholders to view and share information specific to their roles. A Logistics Management TMS built customer-centricity with your business rules where all involved parties can collaborate on efficient goods movement and timely intervention on exceptions before they become costly problems. Seamless, flexible integration into existing retail software and ERP systems.
Detailed visibility allowing all parties to collaborate simultaneously together, share information in real-time, immediately execute and optimize orders for efficient transportation spend management, shipment routing, and on-demand delivery. A complete array of tools specifically designed for Global Retail clients – including white boards, customizable dashboards, real time KPIs, on-line metrics and scorecarding, and color coded escalation — ensures that your human assets spend their valuable time only on those situations that require immediate attention and frees them to plan and coordinate future activities in the business environment.
We understand retailers are seeking significant value from their supply Chain Management Solutions. Some of the many features of the Retail Supply Chain Management Dashboard include:
- Integrated Activity Logs to plan and optimize orders
- Sales Pipeline Management to monitor key metrics
- Dynamic Aggregation by Account/User/Month
- Embedded read receipts for Shipping Quote Tracking
- Freight Rate and Procurement Bid Management
- Supports all modes of Transport: Ocean, Air, Truck, Rail, Courier
- Cross-modal Comparison integrated with up-to-date Transportation Schedules
- Track and Trace Visibility and Event Management
- Carbon Footprint Tracking and Modeling
- Sophisticated Compliance Tools
- Smart Document Management and creation
- Built-in Business Intelligence /Analytics and Scorecards
- Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR)
- Easy integration with ERP, CRM, SCM, WMS, and TMS systems
- Built 4 NetSuite Partner, Goldmine, SAP compatiable
- Highly scalable, adaptive easy-to-deploy modules
- Cloud Technology for real-time information sharing
Freightgate’s Logistics Cloud Platform, known as the Freightgate Universe, enables Retail Supply Chain Solutions empowering professionals on all levels to collaborate with global vendors and logistics providers seamlessly on a single common transportation sourcing platform for informed decision-making across the entire network. It encompasses ISO9001:2008-certified end-to-end transportation management processes from procurement, rate management, optimization, execution and visibility, carbon footprint, through invoice audit & pay. The Freightgate Universe is comprised of adaptive easy-to-deploy modules to help retailers leapfrog into the 21st logistics management with minimal start-up cost. Freightgate is the only commercial EFM compliant platform enabling standardized web-services as promoted by the US-DOT and Transport-Canada.
The Freightgate Team excels at finding innovative solutions to Retail Logistics Problems with our vast arsenal of flexible cloud technology tools – take a logistics cloud demo of our Supply Chain Solutions for Retail Logistics Management and experience the difference yourself first hand. Share with us your toughest Logistics problem and allow us to come up with a creative, potentially out of the box solution.