SUPERVALU VP: HMR PUTTING LOGISTICS ON THE MENU

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The variety of product required to supply home-meal solutions is challenging Supervalu, Minneapolis, to find new ways to efficiently handle supply chain logistics.The wholesaler is outsourcing some product from food-service companies that carry specialty items Supervalu doesn't, and is expanding its use of cross docking, according to John Vegter, vice president of logistics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The variety of product required to supply home-meal solutions is challenging Supervalu, Minneapolis, to find new ways to efficiently handle supply chain logistics.

The wholesaler is outsourcing some product from food-service companies that carry specialty items Supervalu doesn't, and is expanding its use of cross docking, according to John Vegter, vice president of logistics for Supervalu's Midwest region.

Vegter spoke at a workshop session on meal-solu

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