PARTNERING PROGRESS

Several trading-partner initiatives -- some new, others not so new -- are gaining momentum in the supermarket industry, promising lower supply-chain costs, reduced inventories, fewer out-of-stocks and greater overall efficiency.and manufacturers, among others.While SN's Executive Roundtable participants are optimistic about the potential such programs represent, they note that technology improvements

Several trading-partner initiatives -- some new, others not so new -- are gaining momentum in the supermarket industry, promising lower supply-chain costs, reduced inventories, fewer out-of-stocks and greater overall efficiency.

and manufacturers, among others.

While SN's Executive Roundtable participants are optimistic about the potential such programs represent, they note that technology improvements are only one piece of the puzzle. Increased levels of trust among trading

Register to view the full article