Jan Linders is the automation of the replenishment planning for stores to SAF RetailSuite store one of the primary goals of Jan Linders in automation of disposition with SAF RetailSuite store was the change from a predominantly manual and time consuming scheduling to a demand-driven, automatic order process. Jan Linders stands for high product quality and an excellent range of fresh products. With the introduction of SAF RetailSuite store we want to optimally meet the particular challenges that go along with fresh produce. This means less depreciation and smaller stocks while increasing product availability”, so Wilmar Schuitenmaker, COO and CFO of Jan Linders. SAF RetailSuite store forecast projected sales based on historical sales data for each product group and each branch. With the order of approximately 12,000 items per branch related effort is manually hard to cope with, especially when fresh produce if ensured a high quality of order you want to be. We are convinced that we can significantly improve the quality of our order with SAF RetailSuite store and also relieve our employees at the time-consuming ordering process”, so Schuitenmaker.
Our cutting edge technology, coupled with our expertise in the area of trade, has convinced Jan Linders, five software vendors to choose SAF”, Udo Meyzis, Chief Executive Officer of SAF AG, with regard to the signing of the contract Because of their short shelf life and strongly fluctuating customer demand fresh produce provides retailers special challenges in the replenishment planning. Our software has already demonstrated, that she can take account of these and other factors for the calculation of optimal order quantity.” Jan Linders is the first customer in the Netherlands, and the signing of the contract confirmed the SAF strategy, to extend the direct business into new regions. The software solutions, the profound understanding and the expertise of SAF in regard to the various challenges and requirements in the retail convinced the customer to begin in August 2011 with the rollout in three branches.