SLOW AND UNSTEADY

This is one race slow-and-steady is not winning.Striving to gain logistical efficiencies, retailers and wholesalers are employing economies of scale -- larger order sizes, smaller inventory item counts and many full pallet shipments. However retailers tie up a good number of SKUs in slow-moving items that tend to feed the very inefficiency the operators are striving to stem.Wholesale operators struggle

This is one race slow-and-steady is not winning.

Striving to gain logistical efficiencies, retailers and wholesalers are employing economies of scale -- larger order sizes, smaller inventory item counts and many full pallet shipments. However retailers tie up a good number of SKUs in slow-moving items that tend to feed the very inefficiency the operators are striving to stem.

Wholesale operators struggle to offer variety while providing efficiency. They face the challenge

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