LOS ANGELES -- Unified Western Grocers here is busy putting the pieces together. Formed less than six months ago through the merger of Certified Grocers of California here and United Grocers, Portland, Ore., the company is on target to achieve its first-year goals, Alfred A. Plamann, president and chief executive officer, told SN. "We had anticipated $20 million to $22 million in annual savings at the end of our first three years, and we're on track toward that goal, with $3 million to $5 ...

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