Forging a new supply chain

Lewis, Len
January 1999
Progressive Grocer;Jan99, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p36
Trade Publication
Presents a progress report on grocery wholesaler Supervalu Inc.'s development of upstream distribution centers for slower-moving items. Initial results of the firm's Southeast Regional Facility project; Frequency of deliveries made to retailers; Locations of other upstream facilities; Impact of the upstream distribution concept and inventory reduction on forward buying or diverting. INSET: Efficient transportation.


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