TRANSPORTATION COSTS DOWN AS SHARE OF SALES: REPORT

MIAMI -- Transportation costs as a percentage of sales for wholesalers and retail chains declined last year, according to a new industry study.The study indicated a decline from 2.03% last year to 1.91% in 1996 in transportation costs as a percentage of sales for food wholesalers.Self-distributing retailers, on the other hand, experienced a decline from 1.27% last year to 1.16% this year in transportation

MIAMI -- Transportation costs as a percentage of sales for wholesalers and retail chains declined last year, according to a new industry study.

The study indicated a decline from 2.03% last year to 1.91% in 1996 in transportation costs as a percentage of sales for food wholesalers.

Self-distributing retailers, on the other hand, experienced a decline from 1.27% last year to 1.16% this year in transportation costs as a percentage of sales.

The 1996 Wholesale/Retail Tran

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