Top 50 - 2008
32. Hawkeye Foodservice Distribution, Inc.
Iowa City, Iowa
Year founded: 1952
President: Jeff Braverman
3 distribution centers
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.