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'We're proud of our efforts to conserve energy and to help preserve our local environment," says Larry Luman, president of U.S. Foodservice Lubbock. "We've shown that just one change, even in a small operation like ours, can make a huge difference."
McLane Foodservice, a division of key population centers, McLane delivers and Mississippi. McLane Co. Inc. in Carrolton, TX, will world-class expertise, logistics, technology “We really like how XATA is evolving its provide Arby’s with comprehensive supply and promotion services. fleet optimization technology,” says Scott chain services, including logistics, procure- Reilly, vice president of logistics, Brook- ment and inventory management solutions. Brookshire Optimizes shire. “With XATANET, we have a fleet McLane currently provides services to 285 Fleet With XATA operations solution that can expand as we units in the Western U.S. through its Phoe- nix; Tracy, CA; and Riverside, CA distribu- tion centers. B rookshire Grocery Co. has chosen XATA Corp. as its preferred provider of onboard computer technology. need it. Brookshire’s is proud of its high level of customer service and customer satisfaction, and XATANET will help us “McLane’s expertise and top-notch The Tyler, TX-based supermarket maintain this level of service by alerting us operational efficiencies have supported retailer selected the XATANET fleet opera- with delivery status in real-time.” our growth as a world-class supply chain tions software platform and services for its Brookshire’s is using XATANET to organization,” says Wendy Kleefeld, vice fleet of more than 75 vehicles. XATA, Min- monitor and manage the performance of president, supply chain of Arby’s Restau- neapolis, is also providing implementation its fleets, including delivery details and rant Group. “By expanding our partnership and training services to ensure a smooth driver behavior, such as speeding, exces- for service in the Texas market, we will adoption of the solution. sive idling and hours of service. continue to build upon that success.” The implementation rollout was com- McLane serves some of the world’s larg- pleted last month. Saddle Creek Acquires est chain restaurant systems and adheres Ser ving customers in four states, ServiceCraft Logistics to the most rigorous standards. With nationwide reach and a local presence in Brookshire operates more than 150 super- markets in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas S addle Creek Corp. has acquired Servi- ceCraft Logistics, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Buena Park, U.S. Foodservice Lightens Energy Bills CA. The acquisition reflects Saddle Creek’s strategic focus on bringing integrated logistics solutions to new markets and pro- S wapping to high-efficiency light bulbs at U.S. Foodservice Lubbock is helping the local division cut an average 3,450 kilo-watt hours (kWh) from its daily electricity use—or about enough to power 111 average American homes for a day. vides customers with expanded coverage and service options. The deal
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