Rising fuel prices are starting to take a bite out of the budgets of transportation managers in the supermarket industry. With gasoline prices, at a 16-year high, approaching $2 a gallon in some parts of the country right now and dire predictions that prices may go as high as $3 a gallon this summer, food retailers are starting to worry. Self-distributing supermarket operators and wholesalers alike report that recent fuel price surges are forcing them to take an even closer look at budgets ...

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