In this age of automation, it is commonplace to allow computers to automate processes previously handled manually by humans. When it comes to replenishing goods on store shelves, however, food retailers have been very careful about making this transition. Some retailers continue to use "eyeballing" of holes on store shelves as the basis for placing replenishment orders on handheld terminals, padding the order for promotions. Yet with out-of-stock conditions continuing to bedevil retailers, ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.