BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A test of an expanded bar code on variable-weight perishables cases helped improve information collection, reduce shrinkage and increase labor productivity along the path of distribution, according to a recently released study on the code. l case studies. Participants included a wholesaler and two meat processing and packaging companies, all using UCC/EAN-128. The fourth participant, a food-service distributor, is in the process of converting to UCC/EAN-128 and its ...

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