Doc's Food Stores Inc. Selects and Implements ADC's InterScale Scales Management Software

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Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh-item, recipe-management, and scale data hosting software to the grocery-retail and food-service industries, announces that Doc’s Food Stores Inc. of Bixby, Oklahoma has selected and implemented InterScale, ADC’s scales management system.

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“With InterScale, we are able to centrally control our store scales, including pricing and the ingredient text printed on scale labels,” said Jim Brown, President of Doc's Food Stores Inc.

Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh-item, recipe-management, and scale data hosting software to the grocery-retail and food-service industries, announces that Doc’s Food Stores Inc. of Bixby, Oklahoma has selected and implemented InterScale, ADC’s scales management system.

When looking for a scales management provider, centralization and standardization were important factors to Doc’s Food Stores Inc. InterScale hosts future-dated item, price and label information from one ‘scale neutral’ system at Doc’s Food Stores Inc. headquarters, allowing them to centrally manage all of their in-store scales, regardless of brand and type.

“With InterScale, we are able to centrally control our store scales, including pricing and the ingredient text printed on scale labels,” said Jim Brown, President of Doc's Food Stores Inc. “InterScale allows our store scales to communicate to a central system at our headquarters, providing us with visibility of what is happening with the scales in our stores.”

In addition to centralized control of their in-store scales, Doc’s Food Stores Inc. wanted to implement InterScale alongside BRdata’s Retail BOSS Host software, that hosts price changes to their Point Of Sale (POS) systems.

“InterScale is tightly integrated with the BRdata Retail BOSS Host system, which resulted in us eliminating 20 hours of in-store scale price maintenance labor per week,” continued Jim Brown. “We are now able to allocate this labor elsewhere in our fresh departments, increasing our store associates productivity and customer service.”

“We are pleased to hear of the labor saving results that Food Stores Inc. has seen by implementing InterScale with BRdata Retail Boss Host, said Steve Loveridge, ADC’s CEO. “We continuously strive to help our clients maximize their investment in ADC software. One of the most important ways to do this is by working with our partners to develop seamless interfaces.”

InterScale is one of the systems in InterStore, ADC’s suite of Fresh Item Management (FIM) software, which helps to increase efficiencies in grocery-retail and food-service industries. The other two systems in InterStore are the NutriGen Recipe Manager and the P-Cubed Production Manager, for production planning, markdowns, cutting and shrink management.

For additional information, please contact:

Jamie Simon
Applied Data Corporation
+1.813.849.1818 Ext. 2238

About Doc’s Food Stores Inc.

Doc’s Food Stores Inc. is a grocery chain headquartered in Bixby, Oklahoma. Visit Doc’s Food Stores Inc. online at http://www.lovemycountry.com.

About ADC

Since 1989, Applied Data Corporation (ADC) has specialized in the development of data-management solutions for the supermarket, grocery and fresh-food industries. The InterScale scales management software developed by ADC is a ‘device-neutral’ global technology leader for host management of supermarket barcode-printing scales and printers. The InterScale system is a member of ADC's InterStore suite of fresh applications which also includes: NutriGen recipe management and P-Cubed shrink management, fresh inventory management, perishable production planning and demand-driven ordering. InterStore consolidates ADC's lead in the Fresh Item Management (FIM) software market with an integrated fresh software suite to provide greater efficiencies and optimize production in the grocer's fresh-food departments. For more information on ADC visit http://www.AppliedDataCorp.com.

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