CHICAGO -- The Independent Grocers Alliance here began using a central distribution warehouse to replenish its seven new stores in South Africa to cut shrink and inefficiencies related to multiple back-door deliveries. Through a partnership with Metcash Trading Ltd., Johannesburg, South Africa, IGA is changing its distribution system in South Africa by implementing one main warehouse to supply products to all seven new IGA stores. The project began in November. "An average supermarket in ...

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