QPilot.cloud launches web service that unleashes subscription commerce to new consumer tech and bots

AUSTIN, Texas - Oct. 26, 2017 - PRLog -- Today, QPilot.cloud, a company that brings scheduled commerce to physical goods, announces their official launch and new vision for how both B2B and B2C marketers can enjoy the benefits of "scheduled commerce" without competing with a massive marketplace.  QPilot's team worked with over 300 online stores before developing their solution that enables any user, bot or service to queue up and schedule products for future orders.

"Amazon." Answers cofounder David Bradley, when asked about the inspiration for creating a fresh approach to scheduled orders and deliveries.

"They've got Dash replenishment for automated fulfillment," he continues. "For B2C, they have Subscribe and Save.

"They can't be the only ecommerce nerds studying hard in the field of scheduled order data. It's a data goldmine that ultimately closes the loop on fully automated purchasing and fulfillment.

"The technology to power advanced purchasing and scheduling automation is here and QPilot delivers it by unifying services like product feeds and CRM's on a rolling timeline. It's complex stuff that we make easy to integrate with and accessible via our API, and with the rise of user experiences on chatbots, connected IoT and websites, we can distill the technical complexities into very simple human experiences."

How is QPilot different than subscription software?

It is QPilot's integration-first approach and API that enables transactions to be scheduled for the future, having been initially "Queued up" by human users (shoppers), Bots and connected IoT that unlocks new possibilities for automating recurring purchases.

"While we do address today's subscription commerce needs," says Bradley, "we're excited to be working more with bots and IoT as they take on more roles in assisting with what's best for the consumer.  These connected digital brains are the ultimate purchasing and scheduling managers. They can constantly analyze a rolling calendar of events & scheduled transactions to focus on optimizing which goods should be fulfilled or replenished and when the purchaser expects them to arrive.

"Best of all, we humans can interrupt bots whenever we want and they won't even flinch."

What Bradley is describing is how automation is effectively implemented right now in B2B and B2C eCommerce and Customer Service: a user-managed approach to automation where bots assist humans and humans exert control as needed; relying more on automated decision making & planning over time.

"With QPilot, at any point in time, a human admin can change an expectation and manage scheduled orders via the experience layer.  This is traditionally done on a website that the customer logs into, but we're very excited to see our API powering conversational experiences on SMS, Slack, and Live Chat.

"It's like asking a purchasing manager to order more coffee pods for the team next week and then having them respond with an adjusted order and then optimizing the next year of re-orders because of a recent change in coffee consumption."

About QPilot.cloud: QPilot.cloud is a software company based in Austin, Texas. Having first published their API (docs.QPilot.cloud) and hosted web service in early 2017 with a technology grant from Microsoft, the QPilot team has already worked with hundreds of B2C and B2B marketers to enable scheduled shopping experiences like Subscribe-and-Save, Autoship, and Auto-Delivery for CPG goods.  QPilot is now positioning their solution for managing scheduled orders as the go-to solution for B2B marketers seeking to scale automated purchasing & replenishment and rationalize automation in the supply-chain by enabling connected IoT and AI to constantly inform and optimize future scheduled orders.

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