DALLAS -- By moving to an automated direct-store-delivery system, Giant Food succeeded in eliminating almost half a million paper invoices in 1994, and that figure is expected to grow to about 750,000 invoices this year. Those were among the Efficient Consumer Response DSD pilot study findings presented by James Peterson, director of system research at Giant Food, Landover, Md. He spoke about Giant's DSD program at the first Joint Industry Conference on ECR here Jan. 18 to 20. The ...

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