SAFEWAY WILL ASSUME CONTROL OF TRACY WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week it will retake operational control by Aug. 10 of its distribution center in Tracy, Calif., replacing the DC's third-party operator, Tracy-based Summit Logistics, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Tibbett & Britten.The move was hailed by the Teamsters union, which represents the more than 800 workers at the facility, but analysts said it points out the failure

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week it will retake operational control by Aug. 10 of its distribution center in Tracy, Calif., replacing the DC's third-party operator, Tracy-based Summit Logistics, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Tibbett & Britten.

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