AMERICAN IS UPGRADING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

SALT LAKE CITY -- American Stores Co. here is streamlining transportation routing in several divisions and taking control of inbound manufacturer shipments.The retailer is now preparing to roll out new client-server-based software that will enable divisions to access a data base of vendor transportation routes and schedules to determine the most cost-effective method of delivering products to distribution

SALT LAKE CITY -- American Stores Co. here is streamlining transportation routing in several divisions and taking control of inbound manufacturer shipments.

The retailer is now preparing to roll out new client-server-based software that will enable divisions to access a data base of vendor transportation routes and schedules to determine the most cost-effective method of delivering products to distribution centers. The system is to go on-line early next year.

American is also

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