"SamaanGuru is a cloud-hosted supply chain management application operated by a mobile phone or web browser. It has been designed as a simple-to-use, scalable, inexpensive and useful tool for managing inventory in low-resource settings."With an intuitive user interface, accessible to the less-literate, and on everyday mobile phones, this system is effective for SME microentrepreneurs managing their supply chains. Features include:
- Track & Trace ~ Enabling commodity visibility;
- Inventory Control ~ Optimization of replenishment quantities and schedules to minimize stock-outs or losses from expiry;
- Coordination & Planning ~ Including demand analytics, network optimization for facility decisions, and scheduling/routing for transportation.