Maximize profit with Smart Allocations to maintain optimized inventory levels for all stages of product lifecycle.

Top reasons companies are improving their allocation planning processes.

  • Ability to optimize inventory and sell-through in an omni-channel environment
  • AI based recommended allocations using Assortment plans, Forecast and Item-Store affinity to maximize Allocators productivity.
  • Enable one integrated process from initial allocation to in-season replenishment to end-of-season allocation
  • Move from legacy systems to cloud based system

Market & Consumer Insights

  • Exception driven workflow
  • Customer demand driven allocations
  • Optimized Pack Allocations
  • Intelligent allocations to handle short or excess supply
  • Allocation Strategy – Develop and execute strategies to maximize sell thru and profitability on core as well as seasonal items, while minimizing markdowns
  • Refine Allocations using Store Priority, Store Grading, Size Profiles, Minimums and Maximums, presentation etc
  • Store need generation using AI/ML based forecasts using sales history by regular, promotional, and clearance sales and other demographic, economic and environmental factors.
  • Analyze store inventory at the style/size level, identify over and under performers and provide suggestions to improve
  • Inventory balancing across stores, considering sales volume, store type, and capacity of each store (weekly)
  • Store constraints such as store capacity, shelf space, receiving capacity etc.
  • Multi-echelon network modeling including DC to DC or DC to store allocations
  • Integration to assortment for including item-store eligibility, minimum, maximum, presentation, size curves and rules
  • Automated integration to ERP/WMS for execution
  • What-if scenario Planning

Allocation Planning with the o9 platform

Accurately and efficiently allocate merchandise to stores and ensure optimal Inventory distribution that can maximize sales throughout the products’ lifecycle

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o9 Solutions is the premier AI-powered platform for driving digital transformations of integrated planning and operations capabilities. Whether it is driving demand, aligning demand and supply, or managing P&L, any process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. Bringing together technology innovations—such as graph-based enterprise modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery—into one platform.

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