The food service distribution is an interesting industry that demonstrates great advancements over the past couple of years. With over 16,500 companies, this industry is generating $280 Billion in annual revenue. With the top 8, foodservice distributors account for 41% of the annual revenue, Sysco, US Foodservice, Gordon Food Service are among them.
Amazon Business could anytime build a dominant marketplace since there is always been a significant gap in the industry. While they’re yet to move strongly into the distribution, the other distributors have to act fast before it’s too late.
For today’s episode, I sit down with Jim Klass to understand how the foodservice distribution industry is overcoming the current crisis and what else can be done better to bounce back. He is a scholar of consumer products with a unique perspective on the realities of the industry’s supply chain.