The compilation of product lists in order to lever the greatest
discounts and rebates.
Overview of Process
As a food supply chain is changed cost saving opportunities will
present themselves. The process consists of two distinct steps:
- The distillation of numerous products from numerous suppliers
to form a rationalised list avoiding products that perform the
- Once the product list has been formed it will be cross-referenced
with manufacturers in order to ensure that the required critical
mass is achieved with selected companies to maximise rebates and
Benefits / Results
By altering the sales mix greater volume cash rebates are achieved.
By nominating specific product lines, control can be gained on brand
standards as well as prices, which is turn will help by improving
Who would benefit
Any group of operating units that would like to gain greater control
of standards & improve rebate income. This does not just apply
to overtly branded operations but members of a chain with different
menus but similar core values.