NASH FINCH STREAMLINING, SHUTS DC

MINNEAPOLIS -- Citing the need to streamline its distribution operations, Nash Finch Co. here has closed its fourth warehouse since November 1998.The limited distribution center in Liberal, Kan., which had acted as a satellite DC for the wholesaler's Denver warehouse, closed its doors Jan. 15. The Denver distribution center is now servicing the Liberal facility's retailers.The closed distribution

MINNEAPOLIS -- Citing the need to streamline its distribution operations, Nash Finch Co. here has closed its fourth warehouse since November 1998.

The limited distribution center in Liberal, Kan., which had acted as a satellite DC for the wholesaler's Denver warehouse, closed its doors Jan. 15. The Denver distribution center is now servicing the Liberal facility's retailers.

The closed distribution center had handled high-cube, low-value items such as paper products, with most

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