INDUSTRY RIDES OUT FUEL FLUCTUATIONS

Retailers, wholesalers and the companies that assist them in getting products to their stores are figuring out ways to become more fuel-efficient in case the cost of fuel again spikes.The rise in the cost of gasoline during the weeks leading up to the war with Iraq has prompted companies that are involved in transporting groceries to implement some cost-saving measures to minimize their fuel expenditures."Gas

Retailers, wholesalers and the companies that assist them in getting products to their stores are figuring out ways to become more fuel-efficient in case the cost of fuel again spikes.

The rise in the cost of gasoline during the weeks leading up to the war with Iraq has prompted companies that are involved in transporting groceries to implement some cost-saving measures to minimize their fuel expenditures.

"Gas prices have been creeping up for some time, but in the past year o

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