Whether a wholesaler, manufacturer, or retailer, your objective is to ensure the required amount and selection of goods are where they can best meet demand. In sophisticated operations, this can mean relocating items within a store. At the very least, it means having back-to-school supplies on the floor in August.
Distribution is the single most critical point of failure in the retail chain. It's up to you to coordinate among suppliers, inventory, transportation, and store operations. This means bringing in data from multiple touch-points and systems including:
Finding an efficient and cost-effective way to keep enough detailed data online to ensure supply-chain agility and provide customer-centric merchandising is a business imperative. But how do you get IT and business owners in sync to achieve these results? Dataupia's data warehouse appliance delivers unprecedented access to business-critical data by augmenting your organization's existing data management systems.