In this week's newsletter, we will look at going back to the basics.  As opposed to the very sophisticated ways of saving money, let's get back to the basics and save money quickly.

In this week's newsletter, we will look at a simple product that is used in most businesses like yours, and how we can save money by recycling and reusing this product.  The product is a pallet.

In this week's newsletter, we will look EDI or Electronic Data Interchange and how it can cut your cost of doing business.

In this week's newsletter, we will look at an article found at EFR's website. They can be found at http://www.efr-central.com/index.html for more information.

In last week's issue we discussed how the Processor would benefit in cutting costs from implementing an effective Technology Solution.  This week we will look at a Distributor that has implemented a Virtual Distribution Center to reduce the cost of operation.

In this week's newsletter, we will look at different pricing factors and review some of the basics needed to maximize your profits.

In this week's newsletter, even though the gas prices finally have been steady, they are still extremely high compared to one year ago. We will look at some of the advantages of software systems that are designed for your business.

In our 6th Newsletter of the series, about Government regulations, we have the honor of a guest writer, Bob Hibbert.  Bob is a member of the firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He is going to help clarify the missing piece of broken case product, which seems to have escaped the radar of the regulators. Bob has been a great help to our staff as our legal expert.

This is our 5th newsletter in a series about Government regulations that can cost you your business.  We will look at the USDA recall directives that affect all processors.

Our 4th in the series will hopefully let you know all the facts as we see them today about your compliance and the laws that are designed to make our Food Supply chain safe.

Issue 640 - Everything Cycles.

Transformation and disruption was a topic in an article in the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer. I read about the demise of Sears & Roebuck titled The Big Stumble. They believed they had no competitors. The New York Times dubbed them "The Amazon of the gilded age." Those of us in the baby boom generation remember Sears.  As a young boy I remember thumbing through the catalog, dreaming of what I could buy if I had the money.

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