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Company Overview of 4R Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

4R Systems, Inc. provides retail and supply chain analytics for retailers to optimize their omni channel inventory investments. It offers IPMax SR (Store Replenishment), which analyzes the costs of having and not having inventory to identify the profitable inventory level for each SKU/store combination in the chain; and IPMax DC (Distribution Center), which determines the precise inventory level every week, as well as generates weekly order forecasts for months into the future for vendors. The company also provides IPMax RB (Right Buy) that combines demand forecasts, variability parameters, and related economics with an economic optimization model to identify and analyze the expected profita...

801 Cassatt Road

Suite 202

Berwyn, PA 19312

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for 4R Systems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Vice President of Analytics
Vice President of Internal Operations
Vice President of Delivery
Vice President of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

4R Systems, Inc. Key Developments

4R Systems, Inc. Launches Seasonal Allocation 2.0 Solution

4R Systems, Inc. announced Seasonal Allocation 2.0 Solution is now in general availability. Seasonal Allocation offers retailers a cloud-based suite of tools to manage the allocation of short seasonal products through their entire lifecycle, from initial pre-season allocation through to post-season analysis. Seasonal Allocation clients can define and configure seasons, customize the demand profile for each SKU, manage initial and weekly store allocations, and review season performance during and after the season, all via a web-based graphical user interface. The Seasonal Allocation forecasting engine blends multiple components in different weights during the season to maximize accuracy. It then applies a proprietary optimization algorithm to produce allocations that balance the risk of stock outs against the cost of stranded inventory at each week of the season. The company offered Seasonal Allocation to a limited group of retail clients in 2015. After verified profit improvements in each case, the company is offering the solution to any retailer challenged to maximize profit opportunity from seasonal and fashion inventory. Seasonal Allocation Solution 2.0 delivers four key advantages over traditional retail allocation solutions: The web interface provides tools to assign seasonality profiles at any level of the SKU hierarchy, using historical profiles or creating new ones, to best model expected demand. The forecasting engine blends multiple components in different weights during the season to maximize accuracy. The store allocations are calculated to maximize the profit of each item, including support for case packs and prepacks. The solution is cloud based, minimizing the initial investment and providing a return-on-investment in months, not years.

Pep Boys Engages 4R Systems to Drive Profit and to Position the Company for Retail Inventory Localization

4R Systems, Inc. announced its selection by Pep Boys to deploy its retail inventory solution across the retail chain's 800+ stores in 35 states and Puerto Rico. Pep Boys holds 16 million SKU's on replenishment. 4R's scientific algorithm matches supply with demand for each SKU throughout the entire omnichannel supply chain. The system is designed to deliver an improved customer experience and improved financial results. 4R's analytics and client support teams continually analyze assortments against 4R's scientific algorithm, to optimize both width and depth. Pep Boys found 4R's solution appealing because it required no capital investment, nor additional staff. 4R's inventory and supply chain services for Pep Boys provide: Multi-echelon, omnichannel fulfillment. Granular ability to optimize localization.

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