- Requested by User Departments BizRobo! implementation reached the main branch and some Logistics Centers.
- These Logistics Centers show important results and 20,000 work hours are automated yearly in the whole company.
- They are aiming at expanding the scope of target business processes and hope to free 100,000 work hours per year.
In 2002, Seiyu GK concluded a business alliance with the giant American retailer Walmart, and fully became one of its subsidiaries in 2008. This supermarket is not only famous among housewives, but also among varied social layers from students to seniors. This company, which has 334 stores in Japan (as for 21 February 2019), is optimistic about implementing new technology under its motto: “Saving people money so they can live better”. In 2018, the “Digital Promotion Group” which has for mission to improve business efficiency and productivity in the Information Systems Department, became the center of this strategy and promoted the use of RPA for business processes at the main branch and in some Logistics Centers. Implementing BizRobo! generated various effects, and within one year, this succeeded in improving the efficiency of 20,000 of work hours per year. Now, the goal is to free 100,000 work hours per year and to expand the target business processes to automate.