TITLE

Crossing the Finish Line

AUTHOR(S)
Mastroberte, Tammy
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;3/5/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the working of Flash Foods Inc. with reference to item-level inventory and computer-assisted ordering in all its wholesaler product categories. Flash Foods Inc., a 180-store chain based in Waycross, Georgia, slowly pursued its goal of complete automation. The company began receiving stock at item-level years ago to prepare for item-level inventory and computer-assisted ordering and in early 2003, rolled the system out in the cigarette category.
ACCESSION #
24362016

 

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