Retail Asset Solutions

Optimise your operations, ensure compliance and secure your retail stores and assets.

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Smarter Technologies’ retail asset solutions keep you connected to all aspects of your retail location, supply chain logistics and stock. Retailers want the right goods delivered at the right times—both from warehouse and to customers. Returns, inventory and stock replacement processes should be efficient and automated. The most successful global retail companies are adopting low-power radio and Orion retail asset tracking and recovery solutions like those offered by Smarter Technologies.

Smarter Technologies has created a number of end-to-end Orion Data Network solutions for retailers, enabling them to track all items sold on the floor, on the way from the warehouse and in transit. These bespoke solutions offer:

  • Unparalleled integration
  • 24-hour, 360-degree view of retail assets
  • Real-time reporting
  • Emergency alerts on factors such as location, temperature, moisture, status, tamper, tilt and damage

Our state-of-the-art smart utilities solutions are:

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Smarter Technologies Retail Asset Solution Benefits

  • Optimise retail goods supply chain
  • Customisable asset tracking solutions to suit individual business requirements
  • Ensure goods are delivered on time to the right place by the fastest route
  • Make more informed business decisions based on real-time Business Intelligence
  • Fully scalable asset solution to accommodate busy sales times

  • Recover lost, stolen and damaged assets
  • Improve inventory accuracy
  • Prevent counterfeiting, theft and fraud and protect your cash and physical assets
  • Make more informed business decisions on the shop floor, in the board room and in the RDC
  • Break down silos between internal departments and third-party suppliers
  • Optimise your operations
  • Better customer experience and increased customer loyalty

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How it works?

Our retail asset management and security solutions use wireless, sim-free sensors and tags connected to the Orion Data Network to give you real-time visibility on the status of your assets and stores at all times. Wireless and battery-powered, our Orion sensors will last for over three years per battery. They can be mounted in seconds, requiring no wires or mains power source.

We install smart sensors to monitor location, environmental conditions (temperature, tilt, etc.). Orion tags also automatically collect data from various assets as they move around your supply chain, providing a real-time overview on your bespoke management dashboard. Real-time monitoring and tracking data give you a single source of information on all your retail assets and activities. This data can also be used for compliance and reporting purposes.

Example Use Cases

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Food temperature monitoring

Accurately monitoring the temperature of food storage and transit facilities is crucial for any business in the food and beverage industry. Our IoT solutions ensure that food safety procedures are observed. Simple devices link to an online dashboard that can be configured to send alerts in the event of abnormal temperature levels.

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Retail site security monitoring

Secure your retail stores and warehouses with smart security solutions that allow you to recover lost or stolen assets and monitor your facility with ease. Smarter Technologies’ battery- and solar-powered sensors, tags, beams and cameras are all wirelessly connected to the Orion Data Network. After a quick installation, you are able to access real-time tracking and total site visibility. If a breach occurs, you’ll be alerted immediately via your chosen channel.

In addition, the Orion Data Network’s anti-jamming technology ensures mitigates weaknesses in alarm systems, providing peace of mind that your alarm system will not fail.

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Retail asset tracking

From shopping trolleys to baskets, stock, pallets, equipment, vehicles and even staff, Smarter Technologies has made asset tracking affordable, simple to deploy and easy to maintain. The location and status of your tracked assets is presented in real time on your bespoke management dashboard. You can also set up instant alerts to your device in the case of predefined circumstances or events.

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High value retail supply chain monitoring

Monitor high value goods along the entire supply chain with the Orion Data Network’s smart tags and sensors. These devices are small with a long battery life, which means that they are easily concealed. Smarter Technologies’ tracking systems report on valuable data such as:

  • Location
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Shock
  • Tilt

This data provides valuable insights into quality control, traceability and responsibility boundaries, helping transport and supply chain suppliers to check if sensitive materials are safe, delivered on-time and transported in ideal conditions.

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E-Commerce asset tracking

Further accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, e-commerce continues to grow exponentially both for low-value high-volume goods and high-end retail items. To compete with online giants such as Amazon, retailers need to optimise their supply chain efficiency by tracking deliveries and returns and ensuring that their high value and luxury goods are protected at all times.

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Combat counterfeiting

In the wake of counterfeit products flooding the market, one of the biggest challenges for retailers is to maintain brand integrity. When tracking high value retail assets with the Orion Data Network tags, every item receives a unique identifier that enables you to establish the item’s proof of origin. As a result, both the customer and the business can ensure that the item that finally reaches the customer is a genuine product.

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Prove point of origin

In supermarkets, tagging produce along the food chain can provide proof of origin to food customers to assure them that labelling such as “Organic” or “Gluten-Free” is genuine.

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Smart waste management

Don’t waste time monitoring your rubbish bins and skips. Use a level sensor connected to the Orion Data Network to trigger an automatic refuse collection request when bins are almost full.

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Fever detection solutions

Track the temperature of anyone entering your store with Smarter Technologies’ thermal imaging solution—FeverCam cameras and the FeverLink dashboard. In the age of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s the responsibility of retailers to ensure that they take every possible step to reduce the potential spread of infection. Remote, real-time fever scanning solutions alert stakeholders instantly to an individual with a high temperature and provide peace of mind to both employees and customers.

Retail Made Smarter

By automating your systems and optimising your retail asset management, you can lower your operational costs, delight customers and improve your return on investment.

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Why choose Smarter Technologies’ Orion Data Network?

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SIM Free

No GSM associated costs and smaller devices.

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Lower frequency than GSM

Tags can be seen inside everything.

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Reduced power requirement

Tags last for years, not days.

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Track, indicate temperature, movement, shock and more.

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Remote configuration

Can receive messages in all locations.

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500m to 10km per gateway.

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Recovery ability

Can switch from digital to analogue to increase recovery capabilities and accurate location finding.

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Rapid deployment of infrastructure

Due to the wireless nature of the Orion Data Network.