ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kwik Trip, a leading convenience store chain in the United States, will partner with RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to implement automated planograms, area planning and supply chain optimization solutions. RELEX will serve Kwik Trip convenience stores throughout the Midwestern United States, improving sales, inventory management and operational efficiencies through a solution that seamlessly combines central planning and store operations.
Previously, Kwik Trip managed its planograms and inventory forecasting and replenishment through legacy systems and spreadsheets. They needed a highly accurate automated system to manage their over 3,500 SKUs across 20 scheduling categories, in each of their 850 convenience stores.
After considering other vendors, Kwik Trip selected RELEX for its AI-powered automated solutions, which will reduce manual efforts in stores and head offices. Additionally, they will use RELEX’s mobile in-store solution, which gives store staff a seamless view of store-level order proposals, planograms, and floor plans.
“We are running a lean operation at Kwik Trip and need our planograms and demand forecasts to be both accurate and easy to use for our central planners and store employees,” says Jake Vogel, Director of Demand Management. categories and supply. “We are extremely impressed with RELEX’s ability to produce highly optimized, automated and accurate replenishment orders and space plans, while being a solution that enables flexible interaction between our operations and our merchandising teams.”
“RELEX is a great tool and a natural fit for the convenience industry,” said Carlos Victoria, SVP Sales, Americas for RELEX Solutions. “RELEX’s AI-powered solution has a strong track record of optimizing forecasting and replenishment for fresh assortments, seasonal inventory, and even promotions. We are happy to partner with Kwik Trip and help them achieve their space planning goals, for a more convenient and enjoyable customer experience.
About RELEX Solutions
RELEX Solutions helps retailers and consumer brands drive profitable growth across all sales and distribution channels by maximizing customer satisfaction and minimizing operational costs. Our market-leading unified retail and supply chain planning platform helps retailers and consumer goods companies align and optimize demand, merchandising, supply chain planning procurement and operations throughout the value chain. We drive record product availability, increased sales, improved durability, and the best return on investment in inventory, space, labor, and capacity. Leading brands such as Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, Kum & Go, Rite Aid, Sprouts Farmers Market, Sheetz and Circle K trust RELEX to optimize their supply chain and retail planning. Go to relexsolutions.com for more.
About Kwik Trip
Kwik Trip is a family-owned company that serves customers with over 800 convenient, clean convenience stores and also produces over 80% of the products featured in stores supplied by its own Commissary, Bakery, Dairy and Distribution Center located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. .