November 9, 2023
Technology and automation can be an effective way to improve business processes, workflow and productivity. Understanding where your foodservice distribution business is on the technology spectrum compared with similar companies can help strengthen your growth strategies. This report covers aggregate industry statistics on current and planned use of various technologies.
The report includes information on existing and intended technology use in the office, warehouse and on trucks, as well as the purpose and effectiveness of use. In addition, it includes data on company IT staffing, structure, and decision-making.
Data was collected from 53 participating foodservice distributors Sep-Oct 2023. The report breaks down data by total sales volume (under $100M, $100M-$200M, $201M-$500M, over $500M).
: Participating companies receive free access
to this report and more. Non-participating IFDA members $249. Non-members $499.
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November 27, 2023
IFDA engaged The Ohio State University’s SRI-Ergonomics team to study foodservice distribution ergonomics solutions and best practices to help IFDA members learn about feasible workplace improvements that will make distribution processes safer and more productive. Read more
May 24, 2023
This cross-industry report for hourly positions provides a better understanding of how your company's compensation levels and benefits practices compare in the labor market. Read more
August 24, 2022
A PDF report with aggregate industry statistics on key foodservice distribution business performance metrics based on a benchmarking survey of 37 companies. Data is broken down by general business profile categories. Read more