Retailers across the country are seeking methods to capture cost savings throughout the distribution pipeline. However, with the highly volatile perishables categories, it takes additional work to reap the rewards of a streamlined supply chain without compromising the quality and freshness of the product. To ensure that perishables are delivered on time and in saleable condition, retailers are using cross docking at the warehouse and, in some cases, direct store delivery. Wal-Mart Stores, ...

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