Distribution & Logistics
Distribution and Logistics people – Need information
necessary to receive, store, pick and transfer. They rely on
the information obtained during procurement activities on
the receiving side of the operation and Order entry
activities on the delivery side of the operation.
Although they will be most involved with transactional
information and functions including bar codes, product
labeling and packaging standards necessary to move products
it might be a good idea to know about Content including
Field naming, Mobile codes, video, Photos and descriptions
used to drive sales and product development are included in
The Amazon Effect
A number of BSA members have recognized Amazon as strong
competitor. How big is it really? Will they have stores?
What is the mystery? This 13 minute video provides a great
overview of the company and what make it “tick.” Jim
Tompkins International provides a high energy yet easy
to understand presentation. Related to The New Demand Driven
Supply Chain (Overview)
The New Demand
Driven Supply Chain (Overview)
This is related to the
The Amazon Effect. Your competitors are doing it! Why
not You? Whether you are in Sales and Marketing where you
creating demand, Purchasing or Manufacturing where you are
meeting demand, or in Order Entry or Distribution/Logistics
where you are delivering on demand. You should know about
the NEW Demand...Much more integrated, real time driven and
multi channel than you might believe.
Through our trade association, we identify issues and
collectively benchmark them to find the ones with the
greatest impact in trading partner relationships. Then we
agree to a way to handle the activity or process so that our
members can see improvements to their bottom line.
Linking Products and Information Flow
Narrated e-presentation - Linking the flow of information
and products is fundamental to understanding how all the
activities in the supply chain are related to the use of the
U.P.C. and GTIN barcode method of product identification.
This explains the BSA transactional standards, communication
that enables products to flow through the supply chain and
the benefits of using the information that the standards
Standard Item Record
This overview document provides a link into the BSA
transaction related standards. The product identification
number that is found in the bar code is used to access
different data files in a variety of computer systems.
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