FMI has curated important business solutions during this ongoing crisis to support the food industry. 


FMI Foodservice, Produce, Seafood Partnership for Resource Availability

FMI, IFDA, NFI, and United Fresh have created a process for connecting foodservice distributors with excess capacity to food retailers and wholesalers in need of assistance.

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Leverage FMI Member Plus

Utilize FMI Member Plus, including group pricing power with FMI Indirect Spend thru Corcentric, FleetXchange, and Repositrak, putting you in touch with excellence and reliability at significant savings.  

FMI Member Plus


Connect with FMI Associate Members

During this unprecedented time where retail operations are disrupted by high demand, operators may find relief in “out-of-the-box” thinking and new supplier partners. The FMI team values the resources and thought leadership FMI Associate members. 
 
FMI Associate Member Directory


FMI-DISCUS Partnership on Hand Sanitizer Production

FMI  has engaged with the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), a trade association representing distillers across the country. A number of these distilleries have converted their production operations to making hand sanitizers. Their goal is to provide their production capabilities to help supply your needs. In our discussion with DISCUS, we found that each distillery is producing its own supply based on access to packaging supplies and the like. Some of the supply is industrial; some is for resale; and some is to be used in donations. To below to access to this new supply of hand sanitizer, DISCUS has created this link: 

Distillers Responding to COVID-19


Workforce and Labor: Temporary Grocery Help

Reisner Staffing: Temp worker solutions for the U.S. supermarket industry.  

Contact: Ryan R. Reisner, President, The Reisner Group, Office: (281) 396-4882 Email: ryan@thereisnergroup.com

Mitchell Modell of Modell’s Sporting Goods has the immediate availability of 3,600 retail workers that have lost their jobs due to a recent retail bankruptcy. These individuals are located primarily in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia and Delaware. To expand your workforce and support operations at the store level contact: Mitchell Modell at Mitchell.Modell@Modells.com.


Industrial Cleaning

Corcentric shares a strong relationship with Zep for cleaning products. Bulk orders for multiple locations may be made with Zep through your Corcentric account.
Contact John Latham, VP of procurement services, M: (410) 404-8907, or jlatham@corcentric.com.

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Facility Cleaning Services 

OpenWorks, a national commercial cleaning and facility maintenance provider has been helping distribution centers, warehouses, health care facilities, retail spaces, convention centers, schools and other businesses with their cleaning and disinfecting needs.
Contact: Kurt Domine (650) 888-2097 or kurt.domine@openworksweb.com.

Openworks
Delivery Assistance

LYFT business is providing their resources for food delivery, for grocers wanting to provide delivery for elderly, vulnerable or ill customers or need to facilitate food donations.

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lyft
Remote Workforce Support
SAP
COVID-19 Retail Solutions

GlobalWorx is actively adapting and deploying the capabilities of the GlobalWorx Collaboration Platform to assist retail businesses, government agencies, and other involved parties with their response to the COVID-19 National Emergency. This platform has a proven track record in the retail grocery industry of streamlining communication between multiple parties, managing issues, simplifying workflows, and capturing relevant data.  

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Contact Bill Lecznar, CEO at 804-640-7460 or bill.lecznar@goglobalworx.com

Globalworx
Supply Chain

FHI provides labor teams and drivers to help retailers, wholesalers and CPG’s inside their supply chain operations and over the road in response to COVID-19. We understand the current struggles of moving product from shipper to shelf during these challenging times, which is why we are deploying reinforcement teams to help keep the food supply chain strong.

Contact: Will Seel Vice President – Business Development, Will.Seel@fhiworks.com, 919.552.3157 Ext. 557

FHI