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Thought Leadership

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.

 

 

Food and Beverage Manufacturers: Stuck in Neutral

 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...

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Foodservice GPO Business Model Morphing

 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...

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Distributors’ Latest Results Reflect Sharp Strategic Focus

 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,...

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GPO Landscape Undergoes Significant Change

 by:  Gary Karp  August 8, 2018   In the Pentallect POV published October 18, 2017, we highlighted the purchase of Avendra by Aramark.  In that POV we mentioned many of the large foodservice GPOs and estimated Foodbuy GPO managed spend at approximately $20-22 billion,...

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