While the need for rapid distribution of fresh product is not new, the special needs of home-meal replacement -- delivering individual specialty items that are not case packed, or sending prepared meals quickly from a central kitchen via a distribution center to stores -- are presenting new challenges. Retailers and wholesalers are using multi-temperature trucks, temperature-zoned warehouse areas, cross docking and new ordering systems to help distribute fresh products quickly to stores. ...
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