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Packaging innovations enhance wire and cable shipping, stock keeping.

To make reels of copper electrical building wire and cable easier to handle and safer to ship--while improving inventory and stock keeping--they come labeled with large tape indicating the wire size for easier viewing from a distance. Wire size is also printed directly on the wire in a large format to improve identification. Items placed on a pallet of mixed goods are organized with same products grouped together. Marked with an itemized label, which includes a piece count for that pallet, verifying inventory with shipping manifests is more efficient. Bar code scanners ensure a high rate of accuracy in the picking process. Cerro Wire, 256-773-2522,


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Title Annotation:PRODUCT Showcase
Publication:Modern Materials Handling
Date:Feb 1, 2012
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