TITLE

Tech trends

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Len
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;Sep98, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the developments in warehouse technology in the United States. Standards that will facilitate real time information; Need to refine and invest in systems; Bar coding and scanning; Use of the Internet; Security issues; Inventory system; Extranet link.
ACCESSION #
1116377

 

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