SMALL DC DOES BIG JOB FOR CVS

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- A new CVS distribution center in Ennis, Texas, which at 400,000 square feet is half the size of a conventional DC, is proving capable of processing and shipping the same number of orders to the same number of stores as a larger facility at less cost.That was the word from Kevin Smith, senior vice president, supply chain and logistics, CVS, Woonsocket, R.I., who shared CVS'

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- A new CVS distribution center in Ennis, Texas, which at 400,000 square feet is half the size of a conventional DC, is proving capable of processing and shipping the same number of orders to the same number of stores as a larger facility at less cost.

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