Sam’s Club, the warehouse club and member-only arm of Walmart, has partnered with AI provider Brain Corp to complete a nationwide rollout of “stock-scanning” towers that have been added to existing fleets of robot scrubbers.
In doing so, Walmart has made Brain Corp “the world’s largest supplier of inventory scanning robots,” according to the company.
“Our original goal at Sam’s Club was to turn what used to be spent on scrubbers into something more member-centric,” said Todd Garner, vice president of product management at the club.
“Our stand-alone scrubbers have gone above and beyond. In addition to increasing the consistency and frequency of cleaning floors, smart scrubbers provide employees with important information.
“At Sam’s Club, our culture is member-centric. These scrubbers help employees make sure products are on sale, priced right, and easy to find, ultimately facilitating direct interaction with our members.”
Deploying nearly 600 inventory scanning towers across the network starting in late January 2022 makes Brain Corp the world’s leading supplier of robotic inventory scanners.
“The speed and efficiency with which Sam’s Club has deployed next-generation retail technology is a testament to the strength of our team,” said David Pinn, CEO of Brain Corp.
“Using inventory scanning, Sam’s clubs across the country have real-time access to a huge amount of critical inventory data that they can use to better inform decision making, manage clubs more effectively and provide them with a better club experience. member.”
Using a first-of-its-kind dual function design, the powerful new scanner has been installed on the nearly 600 automatic scrubbers already deployed at Sam’s Clubs across the country.
Towers running the AI-powered BrainOS operating system, BrainOS, combine best-in-class autonomy and ease of use with robust devices.
Once installed on the scrubbers, cloud-connected inventory scanning towers collect data as they autonomously move around the club. As the functionality rolls out, information such as product localization, planogram compliance, product stock levels, and pricing accuracy checks will be made available to clubs.
Each feature eliminates the need for time-consuming and potentially inaccurate manual processes that can impact product availability, member experience, or result in wastage due to an inaccurate order.
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Post time: Nov-21-2022