H-E-B IMPROVES PICKING PRODUCTIVITY FOR SLOW-MOVING ITEMS

SAN ANTONIO -- A cart that combines pick-to-light and radio frequency technologies has helped H.E. Butt Grocery Co. here increase picking productivity for health and beauty care products by 50% at its San Marcos distribution center.A source within H-E-B confirmed the picking cart is used at one of the retailer's facilities, but declined to provide any further information.H-E-B has used the cart at

SAN ANTONIO -- A cart that combines pick-to-light and radio frequency technologies has helped H.E. Butt Grocery Co. here increase picking productivity for health and beauty care products by 50% at its San Marcos distribution center.

A source within H-E-B confirmed the picking cart is used at one of the retailer's facilities, but declined to provide any further information.

H-E-B has used the cart at this warehouse for a year, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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