THE DIVIDENDS OF EFFICIENCY

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- For Wegmans Food Markets here, the quest to reach a higher level of supply chain efficiency is a lot more than just talk. The 46-store chain here is well along the road to implementing substantial continuous replenishment programs with almost 40 of its vendors, and has succeeded in cutting inventory levels and reducing operating costs dramatically.About 50% of Wegmans' total grocery

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- For Wegmans Food Markets here, the quest to reach a higher level of supply chain efficiency is a lot more than just talk. The 46-store chain here is well along the road to implementing substantial continuous replenishment programs with almost 40 of its vendors, and has succeeded in cutting inventory levels and reducing operating costs dramatically.

About 50% of Wegmans' total grocery warehouse inventory is now involved in vendor-managed CRPs.

The chain als

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