This case study showcases Softlabs Group's Rack Reader solution, a game-changer in inventory management for high-demand products. Integrating advanced hardware and software, this system delivers exact, real-time tracking of items, enhancing operational efficiency and data precision in retail environments.

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Enterprise Wide

Tech Used

Microsoft .NET Core, MySQL, React JS, Microservices .

Client Intro

Softlabs Group, leveraging its expertise in technology solutions, has engineered the Rack Reader solution, a sophisticated system designed to revolutionize inventory management by providing accurate, real-time counts of sales and stock. This system is particularly tailored for tracking high-demand items like cigarette packets, combining hardware and software to enhance operational efficiency and data accuracy.

Need for Innovation

In the retail sector, managing inventory accurately is a significant challenge, especially for products with high turnover rates like cigarette packets. Traditional inventory methods are often prone to human error, resulting in stock discrepancies and operational inefficiencies. Softlabs Group identified the need for a technology-driven solution that could automate the tracking process, ensure real-time data accuracy, and significantly reduce manual inventory checks, thereby addressing these challenges head-on.

Transforming Project Management :  Challenges, Solutions, and Achievements

Challenges Client Faced -

Real-time Inventory Accuracy

Achieving an up-to-the-minute accurate count of stock levels.

Low Stock Alerts

Promptly notifying administrators about low stock levels to avoid stockouts.

Integration Complexity

Seamlessly integrating hardware and software components for smooth operation.

Cost and Usability

Delivering a cost-effective solution that is easy to install and use.

What we did to fix it -

Deployed Sensor and Microcontroller Technology

Utilized a sensor module and microcontroller for precise tracking of stock on racks.

Implemented Low Stock Alert System

Developed an alert system to notify administrators of low stock, ensuring timely replenishment.

Designed a Distributed Architecture

Established a system with sensor modules on racks, microcomputers for data processing, and server for secure data storage.

Focused on Simplicity and Cost-Efficiency

Ensured the solution was both easy to install and operate, without requiring substantial investment.

What we Achieved

Enhanced Inventory Management

Provided real-time, accurate counts of stock, reducing discrepancies.

Operational Efficiency

Streamlined the inventory tracking process, minimizing the need for manual checks.

Improved Responsiveness

Enabled quick response to stock levels, improving supply chain management.

Technological Advancement

Advanced the use of technology in inventory management, setting new standards for accuracy and efficiency.

Tech Stack

Key Features we Delivered

Microcontroller and Sensor Modules

For accurate, real-time tracking of items on the rack.

Distance Measuring Module

Used to determine stock levels precisely, aiding in low stock detection.

I2C Communication

Ensured reliable data transfer between system components and the master computer.

Distributed System Architecture

Facilitated efficient data processing and storage, enhancing system reliability and scalability.


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Brian Law

Brian Law

IT Manager, FP McCann Ltd. - UK

Softlabs Group has been engaged with us for the development of Mobile iOS/Android/Windows APPs, Desktop Apps, Touch Screen Windows APPs. Their staff have mostly been doing this work remotely but two of their resources spent some time in our offices in Northern Ireland getting project scopes & building relationships with our local team. They provided flexible services with both competent & professional staff.

Ashwin Gurjao

Ashwin Gurjao

Operations Manager, Symbio Energy Limited. - UK

Compared to previous developers we’ve worked with, Softlabs’ development quality is really amazing. Their expertise is very strong. Softlabs gave us real-time feedback on how things are going, and what can or can't be done. Their flexibility and willingness to pivot when we think is necessary is really appreciated.

Pride Sinkala

Pride Sinkala

Managing Director, SKYGOLD Ltd. - Zambia

Softlabs Group has the ability to understand the end-user and developing appropriate solutions to meet their needs. Everyone I have dealt with from the company has been extremely courteous and professional. I appreciated their dedication, critical thinking, and great responsiveness. I don’t have any doubts about recommending Softlabs to others who are looking for development partner.

Haron Kiriba

Haron Kiriba

CEO, Wiseman Talent Ventures - Kenya

Team did an outstanding job delivering a high quality software with the given deadlines. They were always available to discuss the details about the project to make sure we were focused in the right direction. I will surely recommend their services to anyone looking for a dedicated and highly experienced team.

Mohammad Kamal Ahmad

Mohammad Kamal Ahmad

Sr. Manager - Research & Advanced Analytics , Arabian Research Bureau - Oman

We would like to express our appreciation for the outstanding work accomplished by your team in areas such as Quality of work, Adaptability, Collaboration, and Effective Communication. Your dedication to these aspects has significantly contributed to our positive collaboration.

Balaji Iyengar

Balaji Iyengar

Senior IT Manager , Nippon India Mutual Fund - India

Softlabs Group's service and results have proven highly successful for us. Their team excels in clear and consistent communication, ensuring that project details are conveyed effectively. What truly stands out is their commitment to building long-term working relationships, going beyond immediate project goals. This dedication not only fosters a positive collaboration environment but also sets the stage for continued success in future endeavors.

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