Product Variety, Energy Costs Are Top DC Concerns: Report

The top strategic concerns among distribution center executives include the increasing variety of products and rising energy costs, according to “Distribution Center Benchmarks 2007,” released yesterday by the Food Marketing Institute here.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The top strategic concerns among distribution center executives include the increasing variety of products and rising energy costs, according to “Distribution Center Benchmarks 2007,” released yesterday by the Food Marketing Institute here. Distribution center executives ranked the impact of both issues on their operations at 7 on a 1-to-10 scale with 10 being the highest, the report said. Distribution centers are spending more on fuel to make more deliveries to stores in ord

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