Contributing to the buying experience.
You care about fresh food safety and store appearance. So you want to ensure that everything in your store is working and contributing to the buying experience.
The buying experience is impacted by your ability to monitor equipment, maintain assets, and manage a hybrid workforce of internal and external service staff. In fact, you must continually differentiate from competitors through a higher level of service.
- Average number of trips per week consumers make to the supermarket: 1.61
- Net profit after taxes in 2013: 1.3%1
With such thin profit margins, a savings in energy is the equivalent of an increase in sales.
Energy and maintenance costs are some of the highest general and administrative costs excluding labor. By managing customer traffic and asset performance, energy and maintenance costs can be cut by 10%, helping the average grocer increase net profit by over 20%.
Energy management in regards to refrigerant gas is a significant savings opportunity. By setting a high standard for energy efficiency, you can use less energy per square foot to lower your operating costs. Reducing your total energy consumption can also lessen the impact of fluctuations in energy prices.
In addition, automating maintenance processes helps you to monitor problems, including reducing false alarms and unnecessary service calls.
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1Food Marketing Institute