BOSTON -- Since migrating toward a "just-in-time" store replenishment program, Albert Heijn, a division of Ahold, Zaandam, Netherlands, has been using customer purchase data to streamline deliveries, a move that has helped reduce shrink and inventory levels throughout the supply chain. Albert Heijn's program, "Today For Tomorrow," delivers all goods to retailer stores within 18 hours. The process is "triggered and orchestrated by consumer purchase data collected as items are scanned during ...

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