Hong Kong Article Numbering Association (HKANA) mission has been to promote and facilitate efficient trading practices and towards the continued global competitiveness of companies in Hong Kong contribute. As such HKANA had been successful in the introduction of EAN bar codes to Hong Kong manufacturers and traders. The challenge now is to convince retailers to use the scanned barcodes in their inventory planning and replenishment cycles. This would optimize existing routines and take costs out of the repleni … Read more »

Hong Kong Article Numbering Association (HKANA) mission has been to promote and facilitate efficient trading practices and towards the continued global competitiveness of companies in Hong Kong contribute. As such HKANA had been successful in the introduction of EAN bar codes to Hong Kong manufacturers and traders. The challenge now is to convince retailers to use the scanned barcodes in their inventory planning and replenishment cycles. This would optimize existing routines and take costs out of the supply.
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January Damsgaard,
Ali F. Farhoomand
Source: University of Hong Kong
20 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 1999. Prod #: HKU005-PDF-ENG
Building Electronic Commerce Infrastructure: Hong Kong Consumer Goods Distribution (A) HBR case solution

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