1. Is there any benefit for Mission to deploy this technology for its independent distributors? For the consumer?
2. What types of handheld devices could be used today for a system like this? Compile some research on the hardware solutions for a similar product.
3. Why would it be important for Mission to know that a customer acknowledged the receipt of products delivered from the independent distributors?
4. These information technology initiatives required capital investments by Mission for the hardware, software, and networking costs. What would you expect the benefits to be gained by Mission? What cost savings and other benefits would be needed to justify the investment?