We are halfway through 2016 and U.S. retailers have been on a roller coaster ride. According to U.S. international trade statistics, imports of goods decreased $7.8 billion in March to $173.6 billion. Consumer goods reflected a significant decrease as well, leading to the closure of many brick-and-mortar stores; an alarming scenario symptomatic of what could be called “cautionary” consumer spending and concern.
The best thing for retailers to do is buckle down and prepare for the ride shoring up a defense at the base level: the supplier.
During this webinar, industry experts discuss the best practices for supplier management and how technology can strengthen retail supply chain operations.
Key topics include:
- Strategies for improving communications
- How to enhance document management
- Centralizing accountability through issue assignments and notifications
- Proactively managing supply chain issues
- Optimizing visibility and control
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