Case Study

Ashley Furniture boosts productivity and efficiency with UST's IoT asset management platform

To eliminate friction points in Ashley Furniture’s manufacturing, warehouse, and inventory operations, UST implemented an asset management IoT platform with many innovative, productivity-enhancing technologies.


Founded in Anchorage in 1997 and now headquartered in Arcadia, WI, Ashley Furniture is North America's largest home furniture retailer. With over 2,000 corporate-owned and franchised locations worldwide, the company employs approximately 4,000 people and generates $5 billion in revenue annually.


Needed open-source technologies to enhance and accelerate processes and productivity

The IT team at Ashley Furniture wanted to streamline processes and improve productivity in its manufacturing facilities and warehouses by implementing low-cost, open-source technologies.


Deployed innovative IoT platform to resolve specific pain points

UST helped the IT team at Ashley Furniture design and implement an Internet of Things (IoT) dashboard to manage assets proactively. The IoT dashboard enabled these innovative technologies and capabilities:


Improved processes and productivity help Ashley Furniture maintain its competitive edge

With a 4-year track record of successful UST projects, Ashley Furniture’s IT team resolved process and productivity points of friction in its manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The asset management IoT solutions have enabled the company to: