SATELLITE TRACKING TO CUT COST OF TRUCKING AT SAFEWAY U.K.

CHESHUNT, England (FNS) -- Safeway here is investing $2.43 million in a satellite tracking system with the goal of cutting delivery costs by $1.62 million a year.The satellite system will track the movement of the company's 600 trucks, which make about 9,000 deliveries each week, said Lawrence Christensen, logistics director at Safeway here.Sensors on each vehicle will relay signals via satellite

CHESHUNT, England (FNS) -- Safeway here is investing $2.43 million in a satellite tracking system with the goal of cutting delivery costs by $1.62 million a year.

The satellite system will track the movement of the company's 600 trucks, which make about 9,000 deliveries each week, said Lawrence Christensen, logistics director at Safeway here.

Sensors on each vehicle will relay signals via satellite to Safeway's computers at its headquarters, which will track the position of ea

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