NEW ORLEANS -- Farm Fresh, Norfolk, Va., is minimizing costs associated with produce storage by using "just-in-time" supply-chain practices. By implementing a just-in-time process, produce entering the warehouse for picking is shipped to stores on the same day. This allows Farm Fresh to use 95% of the facility's floor slots for picking produce without having to use overhead racking for storage. "Our stores order and receive their produce within 24 hours," said Al Garner, vice president of ...

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