URM is not the only food distributor taking matters into its own hands. Six thousand miles to the east, Cheshunt, England-based Tesco has adopted a self-reliant approach to inbound shipping that resulted in a record 12,500 deliveries per week to its 26 regional distribution centers (RDCs) during the 2002 holidays -- a sixfold year-over-year increase, said Tesco. Tesco's holiday success stems from a decision made a year earlier to take responsibility for transporting goods from the moment ...
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