QUESTION: How does the merger of Sysco & US Foods effect the Premier program?
ANSWER: Premier evaluates their food service distribution contract every five years to ensure they are maximizing value for their members.
QUESTION: I buy from Costco, Restaurant Depot, and other local discount stores spending $600,000/year. Will a US Foods representative meet with me to identify the type of savings I could achieve by jumping on the program?
ANSWER: We will definitely have a US Foods representative set up an appointment to visit and help identify equivalent products and pricing.
QUESTION: What does ‘Prime Vendor’ mean?
ANSWER: Purchasing 80% of your total food and nonfood supplies from US Foods.
QUESTION: Do I need to fill out a new credit application if I currently buy from US Foods?
QUESTION: Can someone email me a confirmation that my Letter of Participation to Premier/Value 4 was received ?
ANSWER: Yes, Joe Donnarumma will.
QUESTION: Who will deliver product to my track?
ANSWER: A US Foods truck.
QUESTION: What is included in the 80 – 85% Prime Vendor commitment?
ANSWER: Food and nonfood supplies. You would still buy your beverages elsewhere.
QUESTION: I’m currently buying from US Foods, will someone do an analysis to show me the savings by moving to the Premier program?
ANSWER: Yes, absolutely.
QUESTION: I’m currently using Gehl’s cheese sauce, if I need equipment will it be furnished with the new program?
QUESTION: What does Speedway Benefits get out of this?
ANSWER: We receive a small negotiated percentage of each food purchase.
QUESTION: I need culinary help, I’m currently buying food and supplies from an outside caterer and now moving this in-house!
ANSWER: We will provide the necessary help to forecast and identify product needs.