Advancement Continues

Mastroberte, Tammy
January 2007
Convenience Store News;1/15/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p77
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the latest technological upgradations at R.H. Foster Energy LLC. R.H. Foster implemented Factor's pricebook solution, which was centralized at headquarters and completed in 2003. The company had also just begun scanning at its stores. It is scanning products into the store on the receiving end as well as at the register in all locations. Lynn Combs, controller at Foster, said that they are heading toward item-level inventory so they can track each item.


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