TAMPA, Fla. -- Shaw's Supermarkets, East Bridgewater, Mass., is seeking to expand on all three variations of cross-docking it now practices. The retailer currently cross-docks 5% to 10% of its weekly grocery shipments -- mostly high-volume, full-pallet merchandise -- and sees future opportunities in areas like direct-store-delivery, said James Sheehan, director of logistics. The benefits of a sizable cross-docking program stand to be tremendous, he said. "We can reduce 75% of the cost of ...
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