Wegmans and Wakefern are helping — and urging — their suppliers to provide accurate and synchronized item data to improve supply chain and store efficiencies
If a supplier is lax about accurately measuring the weight and dimensions of its products, it's probably not going to make many friends at Wegmans Food Markets. That's because the Rochester, N.Y.-based chain, as much as any U.S. food retailer, takes the data accuracy of products very seriously. It's not the grossly inaccurate measurements — such as a 53-pound candy bar that once appeared in its data catalog — that bothers Wegmans, because those mistakes are easily noticed and fixed, and ...
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