Wholesalers Propose New Beverage Pricing Model

Longo, Don
March 2007
Convenience Store News;3/5/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that higher distribution costs will lead wholesalers to charge beverage manufacturers which will ultimately increase retailer pricing. Temple, Texas-based McLane Co. Inc. is establishing a new distribution fee for its packaged beverage manufacturers at the rate of .095 cents per pound, with a minimum of $2.50 per case.


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