LOS ANGELES -- Bent on slashing its $2 billion annual supply-chain costs by half within two years' time, U.K. retailer Tesco is investing aggressively in high-productivity, high-efficiency distribution initiatives, including automated "pick-to-zero" technologies. The company has spent $8 million to equip one fresh-foods warehouse with automated sortation equipment, scanning and product-tracking systems that process 12,000 cases an hour in a "pick-to-zero" -- or no-stockholding -- ...
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