IFDA Issues Important Announcement Regarding the 2021 Conference

August 30, 2021 IFDA

“After a thorough and thoughtful discussion with the IFDA Board of Directors, we have made the difficult decision to not move forward with the Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC), scheduled for September 12-14 in Fort Worth, Texas.”

Leafy Green Traceability Pilots Reveal the Value of Sharing Extended Product Information During a Traceback Investigation

A group of six industry organizations today released a report outlining four months of leafy green traceability pilots with supply chain partners, including growers, distributors and both independent and chain retailers, offering a detailed response to the request by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) for improved traceability in the food system.

New IFDA Research Finds Foodservice Distribution Industry Hourly Compensation Remains Highly Competitive

The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) today released the results for its 2019 Compensation Survey: Driver and Warehouse Positions Edition. The survey reveals average hourly wages for foodservice distribution employees are highly competitive and surpass those of many other occupations for U.S. workers. For example, the average annual wage for delivery drivers is more than $67,000, compared with just under $52,000 for all U.S. workers.

IFDA Names Lori Fowler of Performance Foodservice the Winner of the Mike Roach Leadership Award ​

The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) today announced that Lori Fowler, President, Performance Foodservice – Little Rock is the winner of the 2019 Mike Roach Leadership Award.

IFDA Names Sugar Foods Corporation 2019 Partner of the Year

The annual IFDA Partner of the Year award program recognizes an IFDA manufacturer partner for outstanding performance based on foodservice distributors’ experience. Sugar Foods received the highest combined score on the award’s key criteria based on feedback from dozens of foodservice distributors representing combined annual sales of $120 billion.