PHILADELPHIA -- Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine has reduced receiving time 15% to 20% and improved inventory turns 30% to 60% since implementing a consolidated ordering program. In addition, by creating clusters of orders, the retailer achieved labor and operational savings of $40,000 to $70,000 on an annualized basis, said Gary Watson, vice president of transportation and supply side distribution at Hannaford. Watson spoke at the "Consolidating Product for Competitive Advantage" ...
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