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									                               Dot Foods, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDWS28907SA                                                                                          Publication Date: DEC 2012

          1 Dot Way, P.O. Box 192                            Phone             +1 217 7734411                   Revenue         NA
          Mt. Sterling, IL                                   Fax               +1 217 7734411                   Net Profit      NA
          62353                                              Website           www.dotfoods.com                 Employees       NA
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Wholesale

       Company Overview
       Dot Foods, Inc. (Dot) is one of the leading food redistributors in the US. The company principally purchases and wharehouses
       more than 70,000 products from around 700 food industry manufacturers to more than 3,300 distributors. Wide range of products
       offered by the company include food products, non food products, commodities, and ingredient products. The company principally
       supply to distributors who buy in less-than-truckload (LTL) quantities on a daily basis. Dot operates through eight distribution
       centers at California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, New York and Oklahoma with total capacity of 2,091,817 square feet.
       Dot is headquartered at Mt. Sterling, Illinois, the US.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Dot Foods, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Joe Tracy                         Chief Operating Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Pat Tracy                         Chairman
                                                                                                                        Private Ownership
         Jill Kanin-Lovers                 Director                                Market leadership
                                                                                                                        Limited Geographical
         Jerry Ritter                      Director                                Diversified Customer Base
                                                                                                                        Concentration
         Mike McKee                        Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Growing Potential in the             Growing Competitive Market
        Key Competitors                                                            Restaurant Industry
         Federated Group, Inc.                                                                                          Economic Slowdown in the US
                                                                                   Rising Popularity of Online
         United Natural Foods, Inc.                                                Shopping
         SYSCO Corporation
         Empire Beef Company, Inc.
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        Associated Wholesalers, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Key Employees ....................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ..................................................................................................................................... 6
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................. 7
       Dot Foods, Inc. - History ..................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................... 9
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Dot Foods, Inc. - Business Description............................................................................................................................................. 12
       Dot Foods, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Dot Foods, Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Market leadership ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Diversified Customer Base ....................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Operational Efficiency ............................................................................................................................................... 13
          Dot Foods, Inc. - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Private Ownership ................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Weakness - Limited Geographical Concentration ..................................................................................................................... 14
          Dot Foods, Inc. - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Growing Potential in the Restaurant Industry ...................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Rising Popularity of Online Shopping .................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 14
          Dot Foods, Inc. - Threats .........................................................................................................................................................
								
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