With supermarkets struggling to provide more and more products, shelving becomes a major issue. Luckily, specialized applications like Planograms PRO give you the possibility to create a visual representation of how products are arranged on shelves, also keeping count of the amount of available units.
The application's interface is cleverly organized to provide quick access to all available features. It's split into three section that provide a real-time updating preview of both the actual placement on shelves, distribution, as well as a list of all available products.
Create an item database
One of the first things you might consider doing when the application starts is setting up your products database. You can easily load a CSV file to import products or manually add each one. This is simply done by filling in a few fields, not all of them mandatory, ranging from but not limited to name, ID, size specific details, amount, as well as price. A picture can also be added for better visualization.
Fully customizable shelves
When it comes to shelves, customization options let you create them from scratch to suit any environment. A preview section lets you analyze the result, while you can edit the number of shelves, colors, labels, size specifications and even blockers for more diversity.
From the products list, you can easily drag items over a grid as they would appear on the actual shelf. They can be carefully positioned by adjusting attributes such as minimum visible pieces, stacking, orientation, margins and more.
Custom layouts can be saved to file for later use. Furthermore, an image representation of the arrangement can be saved on your computer, or even full details exported to a PDF file.
A few last words
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Planograms PRO is a handy application that can surely save you some time and boost efficiency in stores. It's easy enough to use by anyone, regardless of experience, while the low system requirements making sure you can run it on nearly any configuration.