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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
It's the busiest
day of the year for flower shops, and although thousands of orders have already
been placed, the folks at Billy Heroman's said it was still not too late put in
those last minute orders.
started rolling into the shop well before 7 a.m. Friday to begin organizing
some 1,300 arrangements that were already in the system and preparing for
hundreds more that will be called in throughout the day.
Heroman said it's a relief to have new technology now to manage about 60,000
roses and hundreds of other flowers.
much easier," Heroman said. "When I was a child, we'd sort by hand and then
we'd take big Styrofoam boards with maps taped to them. And, we'd stick push
pins into the maps so the drivers knew where they were going. Now, we just scan
it into a computer with a barcode scanner and push a couple of buttons and it
sends them turn-by-turn directions on the way."
once Valentine's Day is over, he and his workers won't have too much downtime.
They'll start planning for next Valentine's Day as early as Saturday.