Conad Nord Ovest, a cooperative operating in northwest Italy and part of the Conad Group, the largest organization of independent Italian retail entrepreneurs, has partnered with RELEX Solutions, provider of unified supply chain and retail planning solutions, to optimize their forecasting and replenishment.
The RELEX solution will serve all of Conad Nord Ovest’s 15 distribution centers, serving the Cooperative’s approximately 600 affiliated stores, with a turnover of 4.35 billion €. Conad Nord Ovest aims to improve the availability and service offered to their affiliates through better forecast accuracy, supply chain visibility, and quick responsiveness to changing market conditions.
After a thorough search, Conad Nord Ovest selected RELEX for their numerous success stories in the large-scale distribution market and the agility of their advanced forecasting and replenishment solution. The quick return on investment provided by RELEX and the expertise of their local team further supported the decision.
“In this complex and challenging retail environment, we need a powerful and flexible forecasting and replenishment solution that supports all of our planning needs,” comments Paolo Vadalà, Supply Chain Director at Conad Nord Ovest. “RELEX is our chosen partner to increase the level of service we offer our affiliated stores while reducing our operational costs.”
“Conad Nord Ovest and RELEX share a culture of customer appreciation and continuous innovation,” says Stefano Scandelli, SVP EMEA and APAC at RELEX Solutions. “We are delighted to be able to support them in their supply chain transformation journey to ensure high standards of service to both the independent retail entrepreneurs who are members of Conad and their consumers.”