INTO THE DC OR OUT, IT PAVES THE WAY

Food distributors basically have two transportation challenges: getting products delivered from their suppliers to their distribution centers (inbound deliveries); and getting products delivered from those DCs to their stores (outbound deliveries). Both of these challenges have spawned sophisticated technologies that are proving increasingly important to getting the job done.On the inbound side, the

Food distributors basically have two transportation challenges: getting products delivered from their suppliers to their distribution centers (inbound deliveries); and getting products delivered from those DCs to their stores (outbound deliveries). Both of these challenges have spawned sophisticated technologies that are proving increasingly important to getting the job done.

On the inbound side, the Internet is playing a growing role in creating a communications network that can enab

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