Maintaining accuracy in inventory counts is vitally important and has been pursued by many organisations. Bar coding has been found to improve accuracy, but bar-code readers are no panacea for accuracy. How does an organisation improve its bar-code scanner's read error rate for finished product cases entering the warehouse? The Shewhart control chart, long used in manufacturing to improve product quality, can help decrease error rates by identifying the present average error rate, its stability ...

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
5.5.2 Manage inventories

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