Magazine Article | June 23, 2010

Case Study: Distributor And Customers Team Up On Inventory Management

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

By Brian Albright, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine

Keeping convenience stores properly stocked with grocery and snack items can be a challenge for distributors. Field sales representatives and delivery drivers often manage customer inventories, and customer orders can be riddled with errors.

Many distributors have tackled this problem by deploying mobile computing solutions. Glidewell Distributing Company, Inc. has taken this further and put mobile bar code scanning technology in the hands of its convenience store customers.