Bringing suppliers into the 21st century

Koegler, Scott
May 2005
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p34
Trade Publication
Focuses on the benefits of using an electronic data interchange (EDI) for Associated Food Stores (AFS), a wholesaler based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Cost of processing non-EDI invoices and related documents; Partnership of AFS with Web service provider Owens Direct; Services provided by Owens Direct to AFS.


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