CONSOLIDATED ORDERING HIKES HANNAFORD'S TURNS 30% TO 60%

PHILADELPHIA -- Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine has reduced receiving time 15% to 20% and improved inventory turns 30% to 60% since implementing a consolidated ordering program.In addition, by creating clusters of orders, the retailer achieved labor and operational savings of $40,000 to $70,000 on an annualized basis, said Gary Watson, vice president of transportation and supply side distribution

PHILADELPHIA -- Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine has reduced receiving time 15% to 20% and improved inventory turns 30% to 60% since implementing a consolidated ordering program.

In addition, by creating clusters of orders, the retailer achieved labor and operational savings of $40,000 to $70,000 on an annualized basis, said Gary Watson, vice president of transportation and supply side distribution at Hannaford.

Watson spoke at the "Consolidating Product for Competitive Adv

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