SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Schultz Sav-O Stores here has reduced the incidence of product shortages by an estimated 25% through closer monitoring of third-party carriers that backhaul products into its distribution center. Reducing product shortage incidents was one of the goals of the transportation department at Schultz Sav-O this year. Backhauls represent 70% of the retailer/wholesaler's inbound truckload volume. Schultz Sav-O Stores uses third-party carriers to pick up a variety of products, ...
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