Retailers are deploying a number of survival strategies and tactics to cope with the U.S. economic downturn.
Variety and freshness are paramount to keeping fast-food customers hungry for more and supply lines and inventory ripe and ready for change. Fast-food chains look to logistics service providers with a similar craving for made-to-order selectivity, quality, and service - all at an affordable cost.
With safety and recalls, sustainability, rising costs, and infrastructure improvements the usual suspects, food companies investigate strategies for locking down supply chain management efficiencies.
Sherwin-Williams' private fleet integrates its dispatch system with PeopleNet to brush up on efficiency.
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