Story originally appeared in Business Chief Europe on July 9, 2020. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

“Retailers recognise now is the time to significantly step up their supply chains, as many of the tools and processes currently used are no longer fit for purpose. They need to jump the digital gap, recognising that managing their supply chains ineffectively is costing them and not meeting their customers’ needs. By introducing greater analytics and automation capabilities, retailers will be able to connect across their organization to create optimized processes and be able to more accurately sense, predict and plan than ever before,” concluded Wayne Snyder, vice president of retail strategy EMEA at Blue Yonder.