Distributors are accelerating their efforts to improve the fuel economy of their transportation fleets, including training drivers on the most efficient way to operate newer types of equipment. Fuel economy is a consistently important issue in the supermarket industry because of the millions of miles traveled every year to deliver groceries around the country. "For us, the difference between six miles per gallon and five miles per gallon is about $800,000 in annual fuel costs," said Jim ...

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