COPPELL, Texas -- In an effort to reduce inventory and labor costs in its supply chain, Minyard Food Stores here is preparing to kick off a cross-docking program. Though it will begin as a manual process, cross docking will eventually be controlled via electronic data interchange-delivered advance ship notices. "Hopefully, we will have the cross-docking program functioning this time next year," said Prudencio Pineda, senior vice president of warehousing and distribution for Minyard. Minyard ...
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