GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Spartan Stores here plans to begin rolling out a computer-assisted ordering (CAO) system to its corporate stores over the next two months, according to Dave Couch, Spartan’s vice president, information technology. The combined retailer/wholesaler began piloting CAO at two stores in 2006 and now has pilots in four stores. “The first couple of stores take a year or more to work out issues and refine the business processes,” he said. “But we’ve had outstanding results, and ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess 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’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.