GMA To Study Better Ways To Use DSD

June 2007
Food Logistics;Jun2007, Issue 96, p12
The article reports on the "Growing Through DSD" study to be conducted by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and AMR Research. The study will investigate how closer collaboration with retailers can help create demand, improve supply chain effectiveness and better serve consumer needs. The study will additionally identify the many benefits that direct store delivery (DSD) provides to retailers in expanding their businesses.


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