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Top 50 - 2008

42. Yancey's Food Service

Loveland, CO
Year founded: 1940
President/ceo: Greg Yancey
Website: www.yanceys.com
1 distribution center
1,450 accounts
95% commercial, 5% noncommercial
4,600 SKUs
94% national brands
1% private label
4% group label
15% street accounts sales ($625 average order size)
80% multiunit accounts ($775 average order size and 70% from fast food)
COP & specialty products: Fresh meat (beef, lamb, veal, poultry) fresh fish, fresh produce, E&S, san-jan, packaging
Best innovation: Perfect order initiative
Fuel prices: Added fuel surcharges and fewer fueling days
High-tech operations systems: Using WMS including bar code scanning and voice order selecting.
Plans for human pandemic or other catastrophes: Yes
Key issues this year: Dealing with Labor, margins and operational cost controls.