FMCG distribution (hypermarket, supermarket) is the most dynamic part of supply chain and probably the economic sector that provides very sophisticated supply chain solutions. For more than 20 years, it has assumed power within the supply chains. But during these two last years, the solutions rolled out, have to be modified in order to be consistent with the important changes in the direct environment (more imported purchasing, increasing oil prices, new rules) .
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