DENVER -- King Soopers here lifted on-time store delivery service levels to 97%, reduced fleet mileage by 15% and cut transportation costs substantially after automating its routing and scheduling process in one of six warehouses. The 68-store chain projects $1.2 million in annual savings -- due primarily to reduced driver overtime -- once all its warehouses go on line with the new system by mid-1996. A second warehouse for produce will begin using the system early next month. Currently, ...
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