Distribution Improvement Efforts Yielding Greater Savings and Mitigating Impact of Recession

Raleigh, NC — September 25, 2009 — Supply chains are finding greater savings today from distribution improvement efforts, according to the survey of top retail- and manufacturing-related companies, according to a recent report from the Supply Chain Consortium.

The Core Benchmarks Report notes that distribution center (DC) costs as a percentage of revenue are trending downward as compared to last year, as companies seek to mitigate the fallout from the global recession.