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Replenishment and allocation

Eliminate manual work and improve replenishment accuracy 

Slash your inventory, out-of-stocks, food waste, and the amount of time you spend placing manual orders with an automatic replenishment system.

Drive improved availability, reduced inventory and create planning efficiency

Up to 100%

automated store ordering

Up to 85%

reduction in stock-outs

99+%

on-shelf availability 

10-40%

reduction in food waste 

Continuously update inventory projections which are key for future planning and optimization 

Automate and optimize routine replenishment and inventory allocation tasks for even the most challenging categories – from fresh and seasonal to new and promoted products.

Key features

Automatic replenishment and allocation system

Use AI to reduce food waste up to 40%

RELEX machine learning-based forecasts, fresh order optimization, and automatic shelf-life monitoring dramatically reduce spoilage while improving availability.

Cut store shelving time by up to 20%

Improve shelving efficiency and balance workloads while maintaining availability with AI-driven, optimized replenishment schedules and balanced deliveries.

Manage the full cycle for your seasonal items

Seamlessly combine pre-season ordering with initial allocation, automatic in-season replenishment, and end-of-season clearance, including optimized markdowns and inventory allocation.

Sync your replenishment with your store space

Use direct-to-shelf replenishment to ensure that store staff can fit delivered goods on the shelf, minimizing handling costs and the need for backroom storage.

Benefits

Automate replenishment and allocation to optimize results 

RELEX automatic replenishment system handles the routine work so your team can focus on tasks that require their expertise and human intelligence. 

Automate store replenishment with high accuracy 

Place hundreds of thousands of accurate orders every day using machine learning-based forecasting that captures the impact of all demand drivers, including weekdays, price, promotions and cannibalization, holidays, local events, and weather.

Manage seasons effectively

Fill the gaps in seasonal planning by allowing RELEX to seamlessly combine pre-season ordering, initial allocations, automatic in-season replenishment, and targeted end-of-season allocations and markdowns to drive maximum value out of seasonal stock.

Improve your supply chain efficiency

Take the guesswork out of distribution center replenishment by basing inventory requirements on accurate store order projections and leveraging improved goods flow visibility into proactive capacity management and resource planning.

Optimize stock for high availability

RELEX automatic replenishment system optimizes stock levels for high on-shelf-availability and inventory turnover while reducing operational costs and supporting direct-to-shelf replenishment and full truckload deliveries.

Master new product introductions and ramp-downs

Leverage efficient initial allocations and attribute-based forecasting of new products to improve replenishment accuracy, then perform controlled ramp-down of items to be discontinued, minimizing residual stock and facilitating smooth assortment changes.

Shift planner focus to high-value work

Automate routine replenishment so your planners can focus on exception management, performance analysis, and continuous improvement while leveraging visual dashboards to keep track of KPIs and understand root causes.

“Our implementation of RELEX forecasting and replenishment allowed our team to better serve our customers throughout the pandemic and will continue to be an essential part of driving our business in the future.”

Johan Hoover
VP of Allocation & Replenishment, Big Lots

“The results exceeded our expectations. We achieve higher on-shelf availability and very efficient centralized replenishment, allowing staff in our stores to spend more time on customer care.

Harold Op het Veld
Supply Chain Director, Akademikbokhandeln 

Resources you might be interested in

We’ve accumulated a wealth of supply chain & retail expertise from our 1,500+ planning specialists.

Case study: Big Lots

RELEX provides integrated forecasting and replenishment for Big Lots 1,400+ stores, 5 distribution centers, and one ecommerce fulfillment center, and has simplified their complex processes with automation and adaptability.

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Case study: Akademibokhandeln

On top of Akademibokhandeln’s list of requirements were full centralization of its replenishment and more effective control of the Christmas sales peak.

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