Bunzl UK & Ireland, an international distribution group providing customized solutions to B2B customers, have selected RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to optimize inventory through their forecasting and replenishment solutions. RELEX will service Bunzl’s UK & Ireland distribution businesses, which supply a range of more than 100,000 products including food packaging, disposable supplies, catering equipment, healthcare consumables, and cleaning and safety products to supermarkets, retailers, hospitality outlets, and many other users.
The new solution, which leverages AI and machine learning, will enable Bunzl to optimize their inventory, automating optimal inventory distribution to reduce over- or under-stocking risks. It also provides Bunzl with the ability to implement a more holistic approach to planning using data to improve operations and efficiency.
“We had a thorough selection process and evaluated many vendors. RELEX has such a strong reputation and proved during our initial Proof of Concept their capability and effectiveness.” said Matt Kyte, IT Director at Bunzl UK & Ireland. “The AI-driven solution combined with support from the RELEX team enables us to optimize our inventory and efficiently manage our businesses in a reliable way.”
“RELEX is delighted to be working with Bunzl on this project in the UK & Ireland. By enhancing inventory planning, we expect to see improved efficiency throughout the supply chain,” said Paul Cowley, Sales Director at RELEX. “We are excited about this new relationship and the results we will achieve together.”