Food Distribution


From the farm to the dinner table, Fort Dearborn has deep experience with clients across the food industry supply chain. The list below includes engagements with food and agriculture clients ranging from $5 million processors to distributors with sales in the billions.

Food distributors face tough competition, commodity purchasing risks, pricing pressures from their customers (especially big box grocers), and many other daily challenges that result in razor thin margins. Fort Dearborn’s unmatched experience in this sector has helped clients identify key strengths and weaknesses, and implement profit improvements ranging from laser-focused price increase strategies to improving pick and pack efficiencies, etc.


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