To cope with the labor shortage in most areas of their operations, supermarket companies are using every trick in the book. But when it comes to warehousing and transportation, they have to write an entirely new book.
"The issues today are different than they used to be," said Richard Kochersperger, director, Center for Food Marketing, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia. "Today's work force doesn't see a warehouse as a place for long-term employment.
"Operators don't have m