We have discovered certain trucking companies are paying up to 8 cents less than the national average for fuel. How do they do this?

This week we will be discussing the "Pillars of Profitability," taken from the Study of Food Industry Report that is produced by the NAMP organization. Specifically focusing on the Personnel Productivity Ratio, or the PPR. Your comments are welcome.

Welcome to the first issue of the Food Connex Newsletter. As the tag line says we are all about Cost Cutting for Food Distributors...

My name is Paul Hernandez-Cuebas and I am the President of  Food Connex, Inc a Company focused on cost cutting in the Food Distribution and Processing Industries. I wanted to create a vehicle not loaded with fluff or a shill to push other vendor's products but an honest, straightforward information tool to help food-guys of all sizes. Especially those guys who are so busy running a business that journals and trade publications do not become part of their weekly reading.

Issue 612 - Normalization of Risk

Normalization of risk (sometimes called normalization of deviance) is a buzz-word for:

“The gradual process through which unacceptable practice or standards become acceptable. As the deviant behavior is repeated without catastrophic results, it becomes the social norm for the organization.”

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