RETAILERS SAY STRIKE BY UPS DELAYED VIDEO DISTRIBUTION

The United Parcel Service strike came to a welcome close last week, but not before creating serious fulfillment problems in supermarket video-rental departments.Atlanta-based UPS is the primary carrier for shipments of video releases and other related product sent directly to stores. The strike's impact ranged from minor instances of missed shipments to entire chains not receiving key titles on street

The United Parcel Service strike came to a welcome close last week, but not before creating serious fulfillment problems in supermarket video-rental departments.

Atlanta-based UPS is the primary carrier for shipments of video releases and other related product sent directly to stores. The strike's impact ranged from minor instances of missed shipments to entire chains not receiving key titles on street dates. Few retailers or video distributors were not inconvenienced in some way.

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