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10 Best Supply Chain Companies to Watch 2020

Aptos – Global leader in AI-driven supply chain management and Omni-channel shopping experiences


In an era of virtually limitless choice, a sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently by truly understanding who they are, what they want, and why they buy. Supply chain management (SCM) help the buyers to know about the flow of goods and services in retail. It involves the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished products from the point of origin to consumption. SCM involves optimizing your operations to maximize both speed and efficiency. Speed is essential because customers value fast service. Increasing speed, however, can cause costs to skyrocket, so maximizing efficiency is equally important. The SCM processes utilize to ensure your products reach the customers, starting from obtaining the raw materials, managing inbound materials and production processes to last-mile delivery of those products at your customer's doorstep.

Aptos is the largest provider of enterprise software focused exclusively on retail. Over 1,000 retail brands trust the company's cloud-based Singular Retail™ solutions in 65 countries. With industry-leading omnichannel commerce and supply chain management solutions, the firm helps retailers develop dynamic and responsive assortments and streamline operations. It delivers integrated and seamless experiences wherever shoppers choose to engage. The firm is committed to developing relationships built on trust and tangible value by partnering with its clients to create agile retail enterprises built to thrive in an era of constant change. At Aptos, they believe that engaging customers differently is critical to success. The team is committed to understanding every client deeply, fulfilling their needs with the retail industry's most comprehensive omnichannel solutions, and fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust.

Next-gen supply management services furnished by Aptos

Aptos Cloud: Traditionally, gaining the benefits of retail, IT meant owning your solutions and the challenges that came with them: siloed on-site systems, staff to keep them running, and associated costs and risks. It was an era in which customers expected less of their retailers, and retailers expected and received less from their technology and vendors. Times have changed. Aptos' unique commerce Cloud platform means that every solution in the advanced, integrated suite can be delivered remotely, securely, efficiently, and cost-effectively wherever you choose to do business. The data and processes are unified, with operational and scalability issues are resolved. With the Aptos Cloud value and access are extended, and your customers enjoy truly seamless experiences wherever and however they choose to shop. And instead of dealing with a vendor focused only on a sale, you'll engage a retail technology partner who is fully committed to supporting you in a long-term relationship focused only on your success.

Digital Commerce Platform: Shoppers now enthusiastically and relentlessly traverse retail brands via many devices, channels, and locations to accommodate their needs and choices for each purchasing journey. They expect to transition fluidly across touchpoints, and they will no longer tolerate inaccuracies, inconsistencies, confusion, or delays. With Aptos Digital Commerce, those issues disappear. This powerful suite provides everything you need to deliver a connected, consistent, and seamless experience to your customers online, on the go, and in your stores and through any other available selling channels. Aptos Digital Commerce runs on a single commerce platform that unifies channels and interactions. It enables you to recognize and respond to each shopper anywhere on their paths to purchase with informed, personalized support, Aptos Digital Commerce lets you engage and engage and connect with your customers consistently.

PLM and Supply Chain Platform: In today's fast-moving world, communication is critical to keeping pace with shifting consumer tastes, preferences, and expectations. Aptos PLM and Supply Chain Management ensure that communication between you and your key partners is carefully orchestrated throughout the entire merchandise lifecycle. Aptos PLM automates and streamlines critical processes for everyone involved in creating and managing your collections. At the same time, Aptos Supply Chain Management optimizes partner communications in a single Cloud-based, web- and mobile-accessible environment. With Aptos, every collection, every piece of every assortment is coordinated and communicated across the extended retail ecosystem. Both modules work closely together with the entire end-to-end Merchandise Lifecycle Management solution to help you plan, design, assort, and deliver your collections for maximum profit.

The visionary leader driving the next-gen of Supply Chain management

Noel Goggin is the Culture Leader and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Aptos. He has an overall experience of 24 years in leadership and management experience within the software industry include CEO, EVP, and SVP positions, which is a record of success in organic and acquisition-based business growth, product definition/development, and customer relationship optimization.

"Aptos can create a great environment to engage our customers in a more personal and rewarding manner and identify with community goals that are larger than ours."