Foodservice Associations Applaud Introduction of Providing Liquidity for Uncollectible Sales (PLUS) Act

The foodservice distribution industry collectively experienced more than $ 12 billion in uncollected debts as restaurants and other facilities shutdown in response to the global pandemic and were not able to pay their distributors.

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.