LUBBOCK, Texas -- United Supermarkets here, operator of 38 stores in Texas, said last week it plans to begin self-distribution by June 2000. The move represents further U.S. penetration for Tibbett & Britten Group, the third-party logistics specialist that will build, own and operate United's new distribution facility; it also marks the loss of another large customer for Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City. United said the new facility, a 485,000-square-foot distribution center here, will be ...

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