The core components of a retail information system are inventory management, inventory optimization, revenue management, sales management, and reports and inquiries. Non-core components can include financial, supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and warehouse management systems.
(AP), reporting, and other bookkeeping requirements. For more information on financial components, see Customer Choices for Achieving Growth . SCM . SCM pertains to the management of supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. SCM addresses demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues that are necessary for a complete solution. For more information on SCM, see Supply Chain Portfolio 2004 . ERP .