independent distributor - food distribution - windsor in Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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Are you looking for an exciting investment opportunity? Do you have strong business acumen? Interested in owning and running your own distribution route for a leading bakery? If so, we have the opportunity you have been looking for!

We are seeking individuals interested in owning a distribution route for a leading bakery in Sault Ste. Marie. In this role, you would be running your business to achieve route sales, merchandising, and inventory management for each customer you support.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Managing timelines for delivery and service frequency as per the Daily Route Schedule
• Work with District Managers to review your routes to maintain highest level of service, identify market trends, and review financials to ensure success
• Maintaining a full in-stock position 7 days a week by conducting regular business reviews with customers (providing gold standard service to customers)
• Ensuring inventory is at optimal levels to meet store & consumer expectation (minimizing out of stocks)
• Consultative selling with key decisions makers at store level to achieve business goals
• In-store merchandising by ensuring space to sell your products, adhering to the company plan-o-grams, maintaining minimal display requirements, etc.
• Communicating with stores and bakery to plan order for feature/special event activities
• Maintaining delivery vehicle/trucks in good working condition (clean, professional, etc.)

Advantages of this role
• Manage your own Distribution Route for a leading bakery
• Opportunity to purchase more than 1 route (if you want to expand your business)
• Opportunity to sell your route down the line
• Opportunity to purchase another route from another company (as long as it does not damage/compete with the bakery)
• Commission pay rewards high achievers
• Sault Ste. Marie location

• Minimum 2 years commercial grocery, selling, or business experience
• Direct store delivery (DSD) a strong asset
• You’re able to purchase a route and set up the business structure
• You have your own vehicle (mandatory)
• You have strong business acumen, sales experience and drive
• You have strong planning and organizational skills
• You have a depot that meets standards (dock height, pest control program in place, cleanliness, facilities, etc.)
• A criminal and credit check will be completed if you are selected for the role

If you feel that you’re the right fit for this role, we look forward to receiving your application. For more info reach out to the following:

Criminal and credit check will be completed if selected for the role


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Randstad Professionals Canada
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