This week we will be discussing very simple ways to help control your health care costs.

For those of us paying the bills we don’t need a lot of nudging to remember what we are experiencing in health care right now in America. Even though the rate of inflation is under 3% annually, we still have to deal with out of control fuel (which we focused on last week) and health care costs.

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 643 - Blocking and Tackling Revisited

I have decided to get away from all this technology discussion and dust off the archives from 11 years ago in the interest of getting back to basics. My longtime readers remember about blocking and tackling, Vince Lomabardi taught us what that meant. Making more bottom line profit is about the basics.

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