Success Story in Store Automation with IT-600
Summary of the story
|Distributor||: CASIO Computer Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan|
|Customer||: Tobu Store Co., Ltd. in Tokyo Japan (supermarket chain stores)|
|Location||: In Tokyo, Saitama and Chiba prefectures|
|Product||: IT-600 series Handheld Terminal|
|Application||: Store Automation|
The CASIO IT-600 expedites the store automation in optimum way
|•||High speed process in the cost-per-performance and the terminal comes with integrated WLAN capability as standard.|
|•||A variety of solution packages is available for expansion in future.|
|•||Operability with the center trigger key and the mobility with rounded shape of the housing.|
|•||Operating power by the installed battery pack lasts a long period of continuous use.|
Having the decisive decision of the store top managements, CASIO Computer Co., Ltd. has had deployed all terminals in all the stores by October in 2006. From then on, each clerk responsible for processing the jobs has been allocated with one terminal to get the jobs done which remarkably contribute to the following noteworthiness discovered by the clerks especially in check and entry processes.
|•||All job processes can be carried out at the front of shelf or checkout counter in store without returning to the back office where the back-office computer is located. Every time a job process is carried out or information inquiry is made.|
|•||All the processes can be carried out timely and smoothly using the terminal deployed at each store.|
|•||Any one of the store employees can check a product related information, at the front of shelf or checkout counter, such as sales price, information on whether the item meets the company's own sell-by date standard, detailed product information, etc.|
|•||Order history on each item (sales quantity, delivered quantity, last permissible sales hour of a day, information for sales promotion) provided on the terminal helps the store clerk achieve a further accurate ordering process.|
One of the store jobs is get done quickly and easily with the IT-600 terminal in carrying case
On top of the job processes currently possible with the CASIO IT-600 series, the store has a plan to extend to the price markdown* labeling using the terminal as well as foresight in the use of communication tool with the terminal by collaborating with groupware (or collaborative software).
*; Price markdown is a deliberate reduction rate (in percentage or fixed amount) in the selling price of goods or groceries.