SYSTEM OPTIMIZES WINN-DIXIE SHIPMENTS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie, based here, has begun deploying a logistics management system that will enable the chain to optimize the use of its own trucking fleet or third-party carriers, rather than manufacturers, to transport products into its 12 distribution centers.The system, from Manugistics Group, Rockville, Md., enables Winn-Dixie, which operates more than 1,000 stores, to collaborate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie, based here, has begun deploying a logistics management system that will enable the chain to optimize the use of its own trucking fleet or third-party carriers, rather than manufacturers, to transport products into its 12 distribution centers.

The system, from Manugistics Group, Rockville, Md., enables Winn-Dixie, which operates more than 1,000 stores, to collaborate with more than 20 third-party carriers. This will allow the chain to purchase more pro

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