BAR CODES HIT THE WAREHOUSE

Having proved its power to speed the store checklane, bar-code symbology is now moving into the warehouse area and driving more efficient product receiving, put-away and retrieval.Retailers and wholesalers have not fully exploited the technology for warehouse operations, but those who have introduced bar coding -- if only in a limited way -- wield a powerful tool for tracking pallet flow and streamlining

Having proved its power to speed the store checklane, bar-code symbology is now moving into the warehouse area and driving more efficient product receiving, put-away and retrieval.

Retailers and wholesalers have not fully exploited the technology for warehouse operations, but those who have introduced bar coding -- if only in a limited way -- wield a powerful tool for tracking pallet flow and streamlining product-handling tasks.

Companies whose warehouse operations incorporate

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