Union Crate is a New York-based artificial intelligence company that has developed a supply chain platform specifically for consumer goods companies.In addition to its New York headquarters, it also has offices in Barcelona, Spain and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The company's product is a cloud platform with two integrated tools: demand planning artificial intelligence and operations management. The former is a tool to be used for analysis with real-world data. It uses artificial intelligence to predict consumer trends. The operations management tool is designed to streamline the process of a client's supply chain. Clients can view information such as sales, purchasing, and inventory. It has a flat monthly fee of $1 electronic data interchange per trading partner and also has accounting software on the platform. Other information regarding the client's supply chain can also be viewed on the platform, such as product assembly models, the whereabouts of a particular order, and inventory count. Parts of the supply chain process can automated as well, such as setting buying limits or shipping methods.