Industry News | January 9, 2014

Arby’s Selects Its 2013 Distributor of the Year

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ARCOP Inc., the national supply chain cooperative for Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., honored Willow Run Foods Inc. with the 2013 Distributor of the Year Award.

 

The Distributor of the Year Award is an annual honor that identifies Arby’s highest-achieving distributor partner who has provided superior levels of service and support to the Arby’s system.

 

"Willow Run has been a great partner for the Arby’s system, and ARCOP is proud to recognize them as Distribution Center of the Year for the second year in a row,” says David Cox, president of ARCOP Inc. “They have been the most consistent center across Arby’s distribution network. Each employee at Willow Run takes pride of ownership in the success of both their organization and Arby's. We look forward to the service that Willow Run will continue to provide for the Arby’s brand for many years to come."

Willow Run Foods Inc. was chosen to receive this honor due to their exemplary achievement in nine categories of key measurement set by ARCOP. These categories include: On Time Delivery, Clean Invoice, ARCOP Restaurant Survey Results, Auto Shipment Accuracy, Order Cap Accuracy, QA Complaints per Restaurant Serviced, QA Audit Score, PIMM Cradle Rate, and Purchase Price Variance.

 

“Arby’s is one of our largest and most valued customers,” says Larry Amico, vice president of sales and marketing for Willow Run Foods Inc. “Our relationship began over 15 years ago, and we are extremely honored to receive this coveted award. ARCOP works with many of the nation’s premiere distribution companies, so to be recognized among this elite group makes it even more special.”