HANNAFORD: DEPOT EFFICIENCY GROWING

ATLANTA -- Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, said it is greatly improving warehouse operations by placing employees in the driver's seat.Hannaford's warehouse in Schodack, N.Y., is partially run by teams of employees through representatives they elect. Wage-earning employees, rather than salaried managers, write budgets and schedules, hire and train new employees and handle customer service for

ATLANTA -- Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, said it is greatly improving warehouse operations by placing employees in the driver's seat.

Hannaford's warehouse in Schodack, N.Y., is partially run by teams of employees through representatives they elect. Wage-earning employees, rather than salaried managers, write budgets and schedules, hire and train new employees and handle customer service for retail stores.

The management structure has resulted in reduced error and produ

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