TITLE

Carrier Connection

AUTHOR(S)
Karoleski, John
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Food Logistics;Oct2005, Issue 81, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the efforts by retailers in the U.S. to improve their supply chain management. A consortium of consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers and carriers aims to define standard processes to streamline the flow of goods from suppliers through distribution centers to stores. It is a collaborative effort to standardize key logistics activities such as appointment scheduling at distribution centers. A number of top retailers have created ONE Retail value network centers, which connect them to more than 1,000 suppliers and carriers. INSET: Keeping Appointments With Cetnralized Transportation.
ACCESSION #
18803145

 

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