Foodservice Distribution Dynamics: It’s Time for a Fresh Strategy
For broadline foodservice distributors, a customer landscape that was once dominated by the independent operator has shifted in recent years to more GPOs and multi-unit operators with centralized purchasing functions, giving buyers significantly more purchasing power.
This shift in the customer landscape paired with the massive complexity in the typical food distribution business has made it increasingly difficult to maintain margins and grow revenue. As a result, food distributors must find new ways to combat these challenges. This whitepaper discusses why and serves up new strategies for profitable growth.