May 31, 2023
A collaboration between IFDA and Pepper
, this white paper covers ecommerce options for foodservice distributors, and includes overviews of each type of platform option and things to consider when choosing the right one for your company.
Customers have grown accustomed to placing orders and engaging with brands via simple, robust mobile apps and websites. For the latest generation of restaurant operators, browsing catalogs on their phones feels more natural than browsing the aisles of a physical store. The key question this poses for many foodservice distributors is how to develop their own ecommerce experience – one that meets current needs and will resonate with customers for years to come.
Based on subject matter expertise and interviews with foodservice distribution professionals, this paper explores the options and offers helpful tips to build a customized strategy.
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September 22, 2023
Prepared for IFDA by Technomic, this brief provides insight into the purchasing decision-making process of foodservice operators and how it has changed over the past several years. Read more
September 11, 2023
In 2023, IFDA conducted a comprehensive economic impact study of the foodservice distribution industry in the United States. Measuring the physical footprint and economic impact, the study quantifies the full impact the industry has on the national and state economies. Read more
July 18, 2023
Prepared for IFDA by Technomic, this brief provides insight into top foodservice trends and outlook. Read more