SAFEWAY DC GETTING SET FOR STRIKE

TRACY, Calif. -- Summit Logistics here told SN last week it is preparing for a strike by members of the Teamsters Local 439 at the warehouse it owns and operates here, a 1.8 million-square-foot facility that supplies 245 Safeway stores in northern California, Nevada and Hawaii.However, a Teamsters spokesman told SN the union leadership was eager to settle the dispute without a strike.The 1,600 Teamsters

TRACY, Calif. -- Summit Logistics here told SN last week it is preparing for a strike by members of the Teamsters Local 439 at the warehouse it owns and operates here, a 1.8 million-square-foot facility that supplies 245 Safeway stores in northern California, Nevada and Hawaii.

However, a Teamsters spokesman told SN the union leadership was eager to settle the dispute without a strike.

The 1,600 Teamsters employed by the distribution center have been working without a contract

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