It's becoming increasingly likely that the end of the line is in view when it comes to the food-distribution industry's traditional ways of acquiring product. As has been set out in this space more than once, the industry is in product-acquisition territory that's indefensible. In brief, the current practice is that manufacturers may set a price of, say, $10 a case for product, but distributors see that as, say, $8 a case since they know that any number of means exist to lower the price. ...

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