NEW ORLEANS -- Nabisco and Wegmans Food Markets have announced a 13-week test of a young distribution concept designed to bolster sales and wring inefficiencies out of the supply chain. The program is called "collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment," and with it retailers and manufacturers agree on sales forecasts for a given period, using sales history, promotion plans and other data -- and then preset order amounts when the forecast is completed. Although the concept is ...

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