Today, reorder or replenishment processes for retailers and household items at the consumer level are still very manual, although some retailers offer the ability to set reorder quantities and dates online.
Goals and Objectives
The goal is a seamless process combining inventory management and visibility, with order replenishment and packaging returns.
IoT, traceability, mobile devices, AI, analytics/reporting, integration to core ERP, WMS, and TMS (reverse logistics).
Use Case Summary
Through “smart kitchens,” homes (refrigerators, food pantries, laundry, etc.) are linked to retailers to replenish goods based on actual usage and consumption. Managing of returns in the form of packaging and reusables is possible through the system as well.