The surge in oil prices is the latest blow for businesses that are already being hit by soaring ingredient costs, as consumer spending on everyday items remains weak, executives said, as reported by Reuters News.
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Editor's Insight: Rising gasoline prices should cause refreshment service operators to consider ways to save on delivery costs. For vending operators, this includes dynamic scheduling.
Refreshment service operators should communicate with customers to see if deliveries can be adjusted to save on costs. 02-28-11 Elliot Maras