SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- A three-month test of equipment that makes it easier to unload pallets placed sideways has yielded 8.3% in transportation savings for Hannaford Trucking Co., a subsidiary of Hannaford Bros. here. Loading pallets sideways on a truck allows distributors to maximize trailer space, an important issue for supermarkets amid pressures to make supply chain operations more efficient. "Normally we fit 24 pallets on a trailer, but by turning some of them sideways, we ...

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