MINNEAPOLIS -- Dock doors with panels that knock out easily rather than break have cut door maintenance costs by more than half for Supervalu here. "We've literally cut door repair costs by two-thirds," said Forrest Mahan, building maintenance manager at Supervalu's Anniston, Ala., distribution center. Following an eight-month test run last year with one knock-out panel dock door at its Anniston distribution center, the wholesaler installed the new equipment at 25 more of the facility's 69 ...
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