are technology introductions, delivered on-line. Currently, they are offered
free of charge... the $19.00 registration fee has been paid for by members of
the Professional Registry.
Auto ID: The Link Between Inventory
and Supply Chain Control [A101]
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foundation class is essential for IT and IS professionals as well as operations
managers and executives. Supply
chains are about linking products to orders and orders to shipments and
shipments to payments. The class examines the basic transactions that both cause
and result from material flow and explains how bar codes are used to identify
each different product and shipping container moving throughout a supply chain.
helps everyone to understand how contemporary systems are now able to obtain the
volume of real time, discrete, information that is necessary to provide 100%
accurate visibility into sales, shipments, inventory and orders to improve
procurement, inventory and scheduling systems This knowledge is valuable to any
size company regardless of its level of sophistication.
will learn the base line concepts and technical capabilities so they can communicate
more effectively with:
and suppliers who may be asking to use the technology
who provide the information, manufacturing and distribution systems that use the
peers when discussing new business solutions
the class is over, students will understand the direct and vital relationship
between material and information flow.
and information elements
ID (the number in the bar code)
should be included in a company or industry standard
to supplier flow
to trading partners
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are the recommended support materials for this session. They include two
well-written, easy to understand booklets, many valuable Internet links and two
books as “recommended reading.”
Started With Bar Codes Lite.
This hypertext document is a simple to understand primer for those just getting
involved in bar codes. The 10 pages provide the 10 terms and concepts most
necessary to understand.
- What is a Bar Code?
- Benefits of Bar Code
- Bar Code Applications
- Different Types of Bar Code
- Compatibility with Existing Systems
- Components of a Bar Code System
- Bar Code Standards
- Getting Bar Codes On Your Products
- Printing Bar Codes
Implementation Action Steps
in Transportation and Distribution.
This 16 plus, page booklet explains the role of automatic data collection
in transportation and distribution. It also provides success stories from around
the world. The booklet is presented in searchable and printable PDF format so it
can be printed or used as an electronic reference item.
Identifying Areas and Processes
Where the Technologies Can Be Used
Identifying Consignments and
Yard and Hub-based Operations
Routing and Tracking of Goods
Transport of People
Data Appliances and Enterprise
brief stories about how various technologies are being used throughout the world