With people in the U.S. following social distancing in response to the coronavirus outbreak, wholesale grocery supply companies are trying their best to ensure ample supply of food products to consumers.
In a bid to cope with the increasing demand for grocery products, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., one of the leading wholesale grocery supply companies in America, has announced collaboration with Performance Food Group Company (PFG).
Sources cite that this partnership will help C&S to keep grocery shops stocked and fed its communities during the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Following this partnership, C&S will leverage PFG’s workforce to handle the rapid increases in food product needs in local communities across the nation.
Mike Duffy, CEO, C&S Wholesale Grocers, said that with Performance Food Group, the company is in a superior position to fulfil a commitment to assuring grocery shops shelves are stocked and people around the nation have access to food and other products during these unpredictable and unsettling times.
George Holm, CEO, Chairman & President at PFG, said that the company is excited to collaborate with C&S Wholesale Grocers during this pandemic for supporting the nation’s food supply chain. PFG’s professionals have expertise in food distribution and the company is proud that they would be playing a pivotal role in keeping families fed. This is one of the ways the company can leverage assets and workforce to aid local communities.
Sources cite that this collaboration is effective instantly with 35 PFG staff across two states commencing work this week. Meanwhile, over the coming weeks, more staff will be joining C&S to fight to feed people in the United States.
For the record, PFG is one of the leading customer-focused foodservice distribution company based in Richmond, Virginia. The company has a countrywide network of more than 100 distribution centers, around 25,000 workforce and thousands of suppliers across the nation.