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The Pentallect partners’ personal executive experience coupled with their reputation as provocative and outside-the-box thought leaders have made their pragmatic advice, opinions and insights some of the most sought after in the food industry. The Pentallect team is honored to be regularly quoted in national and leading industry publications.
by: Bob Goldin | Gary Karp | Rob Veidenheimer | Barry Friends January 11, 2019 Labor shortages are widespread and growing in severity. They are causing major disruptions to business efficiency and costs to rise, in some cases fairly dramatically. Foodservice is...read more
by Gary Karp November 28, 2018 A recent study by Pentallect, "Best Practices: Strategic Use of Data Analytics", confirmed the need for continuous improvement in the use of data analytics and identified significant differences in how various companies are using data...read more
by Rob Veidenheimer | Bob Goldin November 13, 2018 Major food & beverage (F & B) manufacturers have been actively pursuing a number of strategic initiatives to accelerate sales and profit growth. These initiatives have included portfolio diversification...read more
by Barry Friends | Bob Goldin November 8, 2018 As illustrated, the three largest foodservice distributors have each experienced year-over-year operating expense increases that are negatively affecting their profit growth. The cost increases are due to higher fuel...read more
by Gary Karp | Barry Friends September 19, 2018 In the Pentallect POV published March 9, 2017, we highlighted the initiation of a foodservice Distributor GPO (DGPO) being started by UniPro, Unity Advantage Group, to enable their distributor members to better compete...read more
by Bob Goldin | Barry Friends August 27, 2018 Performance Food Group, Sysco, and US Foods recently reported second quarter results, and all three showed progress against one of their key strategic initiatives, namely growth in “local” or, as some refer to it,...read more