BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores' proposal to take over vendor deliveries to its distribution centers could reduce its own costs but put pressure on its suppliers, analysts told SN last week. Wal-Mart has reportedly proposed taking over vendor deliveries utilizing its own truck fleet — reducing its shipping charges and those of vendors and passing those savings on to shoppers. The plan could also enable Wal-Mart to have more power in negotiating fuel prices. “This idea is a natural ...

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