Fujitsu is to deploy its AI demand forecast service at 823 Marugame Udon noodle shops across Japan operated by TORIDOLL Holdings.
The service will enable TORIDOLL Holdings to accurately forecast the customer numbers and sales by day and time for each shop, based on weather data and POS data held by TORIDOLL Holdings.
Fujitsu will help digitally transform operations for shop managers, optimizing complex manual processes including the ordering of products and food quantity planning to deliver greater overall efficiency, help reduce food loss and realize efficient energy management through the optimization of staff allocation and air conditioning in shops.
Moving forward, Fujitsu and TORIDOLL Holdings will continue to leverage AI and other leading-edge technologies, as well as various data and business know-how, to promote the Digital Transformation of TORIDOLL Holdings’ restaurants globally, and ultimately contribute to the realization of a more sustainable society. The AI forecast service is based on Fujitsu’s AI demand prediction solution Fujitsu Business Application Operational Data Management & Analytics Demand Forecasting SaaS, which enables users to predict future customer and sales numbers with high accuracy based on various data held by companies, including POS data, sales calendars and sales promotion campaigns, as well as weather data.