Digital Transformation in the Retail Industry - IoT for to automate Inventory & Merchandising
With ever-changing technological advancements affecting every industry, the available options aimed at solving existing challenges can sometimes be overwhelming. But by leveraging IoT, the retail industry can effortlessly unfold expansion and streamline processes. The management of crucial tasks like tracking freight loads and monitoring inventory are just two examples of the vastness of the industry's undertaking. Taking advantage of IoT in your retail business will not only enable an effective customer experience but also bring ease to the management of inventory.
AUTOMATED INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Automated Inventory Management is a wireless communication system that aids retailers, store owners or businesses in tracking inventory of goods and services without having to rely on manual input. A cloud-based inventory system contains data that syncs and updates operations for future utility while lowering operational cost.
Internet of Things
Understanding the different metrics involved in the inventory management such as inventory turnover, gross margin ROI, sell-through percentage is a time-consuming task. IoT solutions digitize data collection with RFID, barcode scanners, connected M2M communication and develops a system where KPIs are directly visible without rigorous calculations.
Data collected from IoT solutions assists retailers in analyzing efforts, understanding their business and market behavior using data, statistical algorithms and machine learning techniques.Compiled data enables retailers to make smarter, faster, efficient and calculated business decisions.