SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here will test cross docking of half pallets with one dry grocery vendor early next year. The chain hopes to take advantage of cross docking's efficiency with the smaller amounts of products needed by some of its retail stores. "For cross docking to be successful, the product has to sell through at retail, minimizing the amount of touches that retail has to go through in handling that product," said Gary Watson, director of transportation and supply ...
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