ADVANCE SHIP NOTICES ARE SLASHING WEGMANS DOCK TIME

ATLANTA -- Use of advance ship notices has helped Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., reduce receiving time by 30 minutes, while taking advantage of UCC-128 technology has cut up to 60 minutes off the grocery receiving process.Wegmans, equipped with radio-frequency receiving technology, now receives ASNs -- electronic packing slips sent from the supplier to the customer -- from 25 grocery, general

ATLANTA -- Use of advance ship notices has helped Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., reduce receiving time by 30 minutes, while taking advantage of UCC-128 technology has cut up to 60 minutes off the grocery receiving process.

Wegmans, equipped with radio-frequency receiving technology, now receives ASNs -- electronic packing slips sent from the supplier to the customer -- from 25 grocery, general merchandise and perishables suppliers, said Dave Drury, grocery supply chain manager

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