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SAMA – Shopfloor Assistant Mobility App

The CONSUMER today demands an exalted sense of service, and is uncompromisingly harsh. Hence, on the Shopfloor, the Retailer needs to get it RIGHT… and get it RIGHT every time!

The SAMA platform is a collation of apps – it is a “digital buddy” for the Shopfloor Assistant:

  • It provides instant information.
  • It enforces processes as a prescribed workflow.
  • It serves as a beeper reminder of daily tasks.

Key Features Of SAMA

Stock On Hand

SAMA allows the Shopfloor Assistant to scan a product barcode and instantly view real-time stock status of the product in the store and Backroom. It also displays Selling Trends and In transit stock expected. This helps deliver exemplary Customer-facing service.

Picking List

On schedule, SAMA prompts staff to run a Gap Scan. Walking the aisles, staff scans empty shelves, creating a Picking List at the backroom. A replenishment trolley is then rolled out with all items scanned, to put back on the shelves. Items that are not fulfilled are triggered to the Store Managers’ attention. This brings a disciplined workflow in ensuring constant availability of stock on the shelves.

Hourly Sales Reporting

SAMA produces flash reports, aggregating the hour-to-date and month-to-date Sales in real-time, benchmarks it against the set targets across the Store or Department, and highlights the laggards. Since this is generated every hour, it induces proactive measures to uplift Sales Performance.

Price Change Workflow

SAMA automates the entire Price Change workflow to ensure thoroughness and remove negligence and human error in the process. Peer and superior level alerting brings in the accountability of each staff’s task completion and ensures that the process is completed all through.

Daily Tasks Checklist

SAMA provides a reminder mechanism to various roles on the Shopfloor, to complete their daily activities. Further, peer and superior level alerting brings in the accountability of each staff’s task completion and ensures that the process is completed all through.

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Retailer’s Benefits From SAMA

Increased Customer Satisfaction Index

The availability of accurate product, availability & promo information instantly leads to exemplary customer satisfaction. Well replenished shelves and Shelf Edge labels dispensing accurate information are a customer’s delight.

Efficiency in Operations

Well defined workflows that require a specific sequence of tasks helps to processify mundane activities that are prone to slippage and error. Alerts for incomplete workflows ensures the regimen of duties and responsibilities, which contribute to the success of running the Storefront.

Meticulous Store Management

Regular conformance to Planograms, periodic audit checks and scheduled process triggers lead to very high standards of Store Management. The trickle-down effect of superior and peer level alerts brings in immense accountability in a workforce that is difficult to discipline due to the sheer diversity.

Store Sales Improvement

Proactive alert through flash reports and reminders ensure that Store Managers get responsible for their sales target-based KRAs. Due to drastic reduction of stock outs situations same store sales show dramatic improvements.

Benefits at a very Low RoI

SAMA brings measurable benefits to the organization, at a very low TCO. The application runs on a near Zero Maintenance Costs, hence the recurring costs are negligible.

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