(Feb. 8) Penn Traffic Co., Syracuse, N.Y., has signed a produce procurement contract with C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., Keene, N.H., the nation’s second-largest food wholesaler, according to a news release.

C&S will provide sourcing, purchasing and inbound logistics services for Penn Traffic’s 98 retail stores, which operate under the BiLo, P&C and Quality banners, and its wholesale business, which serves 121 independent operators.

“The C&S agreement will benefit our organization’s financial well-being while improving the service we provide our customers,” Greg Young, Penn Traffic’s president and chief executive officer, said in the release.