Kmart Switching to Pull Model At DCs t an investors' meeting it has decided to alter its distribution model from a push method (in which distribution centers determine what products get shipped to stores) to a pull system (in which products are shipped according to how well they are selling). Inventory at Kmart distribution centers has been reduced from 6.9 weeks of supply a year ago, to 1.5 weeks of supply currently, the company told investors. This has enabled Kmart to cut distribution ...

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