GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- S. Abraham & Sons here began installing an automated load-building/route-planning system earlier this month at its distribution center, also here. The software will allow the wholesaler to more easily modify fixed delivery routes in response to weekly volume fluctuations. The wholesaler also plans to use the software at its Milwaukee and Louisville, Ky., distribution centers, though it has not set a date for its implementation at these facilities. In Grand Rapids, ...
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