LONDON (FNS) -- The development of efficient unit loads as part of supply-chain management could result in savings equal to 1.2% of a product's final sale price, according to a study released by ECR Europe. The study, which examined storage and transportation practices and containers, was conducted by consultants A.T. Kearney, Munich, Germany, as part of the Efficient Unit Load project team of the ECR Europe program. The research results predicted that the use of more standardized unit ...

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