WHOLESALERS WARNED: SHAPE UP WAREHOUSES

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Wholesalers need to improve the operations efficiency and overall work environment of their warehouses or they may face a transportation crisis.That was the warning sounded by manufacturers and truck carriers, who called the wholesale warehouse the weakest link in the food distribution chain. Wholesaler executives countered that all parties share responsibility for warehouse inefficiencies.Delays

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Wholesalers need to improve the operations efficiency and overall work environment of their warehouses or they may face a transportation crisis.

That was the warning sounded by manufacturers and truck carriers, who called the wholesale warehouse the weakest link in the food distribution chain. Wholesaler executives countered that all parties share responsibility for warehouse inefficiencies.

Delays in deliveries, stemming from a lack of drivers to inefficient

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