Barcoding, Inc. Automates Azteca Foods’ Ability to Track and Trace Pallets
Summary: Founded in 1969, Azteca Foods, Inc. is a family-owned and operated leader in the Mexican foods category. Azteca offers a wide variety of products that meet the needs of consumers, chefs and manufacturing partners through retail, food service and industrial businesses – both domestic and global. Products include softer and fresher tortillas and ready-tobake salad shells under the Azteca brand. Azteca is headquartered in Chicago, where it operates in a 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which employs more than 135 people.
Background: Azteca Foods, Inc. is a family-owned and operated leader in the Mexican foods category.
Challenge: Azteca sought a way to track pallets of goods moving throughout its warehouse by assigning a unique identification numbers to pallets as they come off the line.
Solution: Barcoding, Inc.’s barcode scanning system comprising handheld computers, a customized mobile software application, an internally hosted web service, and network extenders.
Result: Achieved full traceability of pallets moving into its finished goods warehouse, eliminated time-consuming manual data entry processes, and increased accuracy.