Berggård Amundsen to Optimize Forecasting and Replenishment Processes with RELEX Solutions 

Jan 19, 2024 2 min

Electrical wholesaler to ensure enhanced availability and efficiency, and improve automation.

Berggård Amundsen & Co AS an independent, Norwegian electrical wholesaler, has chosen RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to optimize forecasting and replenishment. RELEX will serve Berggård Amundsen’s 27 stores and one distribution center (DC) in Norway, driving improved availability, an increased level of automation and optimized retail and supply chain processes.

Founded in 1946, Berggård Amundsen emphasizes local presence and proximity to customers. By optimizing their supply chain processes, RELEX will support both the Berggård Amundsen’s modern and future-oriented central warehouse in Langhus, and the ProffPunkt locations.

RELEX will automate Berggård Amundsen’s manual processes to increase supply chain efficiency and visibility, allowing the company’s planners to make better use of data and improve decision-making. Berggård Amundsen also seeks to support its stores in maintaining optimal product availability tailored to their specific assortments. The goal is to establish best practices for demand planning and replenishment, emphasizing the positive impact of centralized planning on overall efficiency. Moreover, Berggård Amundsen is looking to utilize RELEX forecasting and replenishment capabilities to strategically reduce inventory and waste throughout its end-to-end supply chain, addressing both financial targets and sustainability goals. This approach aligns with the company’s commitment to efficiency, customer satisfaction, and responsible supply chain management. 

“The local team at RELEX brings a wealth of experience in addressing challenges like ours, which gives us confidence in our decision to collaborate with them,” says Hege Amundsen Elvestad, CEO at Berggård Amundsen. Through increased automation, the AI-driven solution will free up time and resources currently dedicated to replenishment and allocation tasks. RELEX’s expertise in highly accurate demand forecasting and replenishment supports our efforts to enhance availability, minimize stockouts, and drive increased sales.” 

“We are thrilled to support Berggård Amundsen, a significant player in the Norwegian electrical wholesale market. Our shared cultural fit enhances our ability to execute ambitious goals. It brings us great satisfaction to indirectly contribute to the upkeep of critical energy infrastructure in Norway. We eagerly anticipate working closely with Berggård Amundsen throughout the project, empowering them to realize their supply chain planning ambitions. Together, we look forward to achieving new milestones and delivering optimal solutions for their unique business needs.”, says Mikko Kärkkäinen co-founder and CEO at RELEX