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Supply and demand optimization platform

Technology / Service Summary

NEC's supply and demand optimization platform solves problems for the entire value chain based on AI-supported demand predictions, thus contributing to reductions in food loss.

Purpose

Eliminate supply and demand mismatches that occur at each stage of the food production, processing, distribution, retail, and consumption value chains, and reduce food loss.

Feature

By utilizing NEC's AI-based heterogeneous mixture learning, highly accurate rules is automatically discovered from a collection of diverse data, and the suitable prediction is made according to the situation based on those rule.

Effect

By using this AI technology of NEC, we analyze combinations of various data and know-how, including weather information that influences sales trends as well as sales records. This allows us to address our customers' business challenges, such as avoiding dependence on individual skills, reducing the person-hours spent on order placement and keeping the inventory levels optimal, while at the same time seeking to solve social issues.

Controlled Substance

Applicable Regions / Countries

  • Europe

Accomplishments

Japan

Related SDGs Goals

  • 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
  • 17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal

Supply and demand optimization platform