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Foodservice Sector Tackles Data Standards

This article looks at how one distribution sector is tackling the data standardization challenge in collaboration with manufacturers and end-users through the Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative.

National foodservice redistributor Dot Foods has used EDI to automate transactions with suppliers for many years. But when product data between manufacturers and distributors doesn’t match, “all that efficiency goes out the window,” says Debbie Bower, e-commerce manager for Dot Foods, Mt. Sterling, IL. When ...


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