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Top 50 - 2008

32. Hawkeye Foodservice Distribution, Inc.

Iowa City, Iowa
Year founded: 1952
President: Jeff Braverman
Website: www.hawkeyefoodservice.com
3 distribution centers
100% commercial
10,000 SKUs
75% national brands
20% private label
5% group label
80% street accounts sales
20% multiunit accounts
COP & specialty products: Fresh meat (beef, lamb, veal, poultry) fresh fish, fresh produce, gourmet cheese, E&S, san-jan
High-tech operations systems: Will be implementing WMS in all three warehouses in 2007
Plans for human pandemic or other catastrophes: Yes
Key issues this year: Building appropriate capacity and WMS.