OBSTACLES TO CROSS

Wholesalers and retailers agree that cross docking can yield significant efficiencies, including increased order accuracy, faster product movement to stores, better cube use on trucks, reduced waste of distribution center space and labor savings.Several distributors told SN they are looking to increase the percentage of products they move via cross docking and expand into new product categories.Some

Wholesalers and retailers agree that cross docking can yield significant efficiencies, including increased order accuracy, faster product movement to stores, better cube use on trucks, reduced waste of distribution center space and labor savings.

Several distributors told SN they are looking to increase the percentage of products they move via cross docking and expand into new product categories.

Some companies are finding, however, that they need to invest in distribution cen

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