GRI 103-1, GRI 103-2
“ThaiBev files patents and petty patents with the Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce.
108 applications have been filed.”
ThaiBev has established BevTech Co. Ltd. by selecting a team of competent engineers from various departments to participate in the research and development of machinery and robotics throughout the manufacturing process. BevTech’s budget is allocated to investment for selecting technology and innovations that are appropriate for the situation and the business environment, to increase efficiency and quality in production, develop advanced technology, increase employee safety, mitigate the risk of labor shortages, and have a competitive advantage, which BevTech technology has brought to the factories of various business groups. The goal of the Company is to automate 80-90% of production in the factories of all business groups. At this time, Oishi factories are 90% automated and our breweries have already reached 80% automation.
TOMS Mobile is a digital system for examining user status and purchase orders via mobile phones. This system works with a vehicle’s location tracking system as well as the Safe Mate mobile application to identify the delivery vehicles’ location and track the driving behavior of delivery drivers. For example, the system can identify driving above the speed limit, route changes, and sudden stops or turns. Such information is compiled on a website and monitored by a delivery inspection unit. This innovation helps reduce the adverse effects on the community from the Company’s delivery vehicles, reduce fuel usage thanks to the planning of efficient delivery routes and also expedite delivery for the customer.
Oishi Pointo Card is a membership card taking the form of a mobile application designed to respond to future service demands of consumers. The system will allow for managing the provider-consumer relationship with greater efficiency. Through the Pointo Card application, the consumer can receive updates and special deals from restaurants in Oishi Group, examine their service history, find Oishi Group restaurants and accumulate points to exchange for special privileges.
ThaiBev recognizes the opportunity to improve waste management in the food businesses in Oishi Group. Accordingly, the Company has done in-depth information analysis to understand consumer behavior, and has also implemented technological solutions to create a system for restaurant operations and waste management. The system records the quantity and type of uneaten food left by consumers and identifies popular food items. The Company analyzes this information to develop a performance improvement plan to be as efficient as possible in overall service and in the use of ingredients. The Company may adjust a restaurant’s menu to better correspond to consumer preferences.
According to surveys of Oishi Eaterium and Shabushi restaurants done by an experienced survey company, 90% of consumers have increased satisfaction with the menu and services. The surveys may also help the Company choose food items which use ingredients most efficiently.
In addition, 2017 marked the beginning of the use of barcode cards and touch screens for ordering food at Oishi Eaterium. The purpose of this system is to control the amount of food customers may order each time, which is also a way for customers to help reduce food waste. The Company plans to open more branches of Oishi Eaterium in the future.
Oishi Sakura Strawberry is the first beverage product in Thailand to make use of thermochromic shrink labeling, which changes color to reflect changes in temperature. The sakura blossoms on the label noticeably change from white to pink when the bottle is chilled. This feature caters to young consumer groups who seek out new, exciting things for their lives.
Creating and Sharing the Value of Growth for a Sustainable Future
GRI 102-11, GRI 102-15, GRI 102-16, GRI 102-17, GRI 103-1, GRI-103-2, GRI 201-2, GRI 204-1, GRI 205-2, GRI 205-3, GRI 305-5, GRI 308-1, GRI 401-1, GRI 403-2, GRI 404-1, GRI 414-2, GRI 419-1, GRI 416-1, GRI 417-1, GRI 417-3, GRI 443-3