We’re with you Every Step of the Way
The Support Services team can turn your bulk food business dream into a reality
Dutch Valley Food Distributor’s Inc. has assembled a team of experienced employees whose main objective is to provide support to your store throughout all stages of growth. Whether you’ve made the decision to become a bulk food business owner or you’ve been in the bulk food business for a number of years, the Support Services team can help you to be a successful competitor in the bulk food industry for years to come.
For those thinking about opening their own business or expanding their current store to include multiple locations, the Support Services team is happy to consult with you on many important planning aspects, including new store layout and design, assortment planning, category merchandising, packaging ideas and inventory management. The Support Services team also specializes in planning and executing new store sets and resets. The way products are displayed to customers provides important cross-merchandising opportunities, which can lead to increased sales and margins. Professional installation and consolidation of products by category can create a powerful merchandising presentation that will grab customers’ attention and meet their needs at the same time.
Marketing, advertising and brand development also plays an important role in the success of any business. Let the Support Services team develop powerful marketing tools designed to increase purchase consideration that will result in a positive shopping experience for your customers. Graphic wallboards, colored shelf molding, plastic shelf channels, product shelf tags, graphic shelf talkers and product navigation systems are just a few of the product marketing examples our team has successfully put in place. Promotional marketing is also an important part of business ownership. Our team will partner with you to develop a promotional marketing plan that is designed to drive traffic to your store while increasing sales and expanding customer purchasing trends. Some examples of effective promotions that have been successfully utilized include bag stuffers, newsletters, flyers, special events and product sampling events. Media consultation and strategic branding solutions are also available.
Analyzing your investments is also an important part of ensuring profitable growth of your bulk foods business. The Support Services team can provide a number of reports that will help you through the process of analysis, including colorized territory and store move-thru reports, store performance reports, category analysis and return on investment analysis. We can also help you to identify slow moving items for discontinuation, as well as suggest top selling items to add to your inventory.
Throughout our years in the bulk food industry, we have developed relationships with a number of trusted business partners whose areas of expertise are focused on particular services that may greatly benefit your business. Whether you’re looking for new or used store fixtures, scales or point-of-sale software, the Support Services team can confidently recommend a trusted business partner who will be able to assist you every step of the way. Let us connect you with professionals whose specialties include scales, point-of-sale software, reporting tools, store fixtures and shelving, refrigeration and coolers and even customized printing services.
The Support Services team at Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Inc. has been assembled to provide you just that—valuable support and reliable services that will help your bulk food business to succeed. To learn more about the services offered, please contact the Dutch Valley Food Distributors Support Services team toll free at 1-800-733-4191.