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Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Gordon Food Service Inc. (Gordon Food) is a food products distributor in the US. The company offers over various food and non-food specialty items and exclusive products to customers across the US and Canada. Its food service products include dairy products, beverages, fresh produce, groceries, meats, seafood, poultry, disposables and other supplies. The brand portfolio of the company includes GFS, Gordon Signature, Kitchen Essentials, Primo Gusto, Sienna Bakery, Trade East, Brickman's and Hearthstone among others

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									                    Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCPG29680SA                                                                                         Publication Date: JAN 2013

          601 Abbot Road                                     Phone             +1 616 5307000                   Revenue         NA
          East Lansing, MI                                   Fax               +1 616 7177600                   Net Profit      NA
          48823                                              Website           www.gfs.com                      Employees       NA
                                                                                                                                Consumer         Packaged
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                                                                Goods

       Company Overview
       Gordon Food Service Inc. (Gordon Food) is a food products distributor in the US. The company offers over various food and non-
       food specialty items and exclusive products to customers across the US and Canada. Its food service products include dairy
       products, beverages, fresh produce, groceries, meats, seafood, poultry, disposables and other supplies. The brand portfolio of
       the company includes GFS, Gordon Signature, Kitchen Essentials, Primo Gusto, Sienna Bakery, Trade East, Brickman's and
       Hearthstone among others.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Gordon Food Service, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Daniel A. Gordon                  Director                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         David Lee Gray                    Director
                                                                                   Portfolio of National and            Product Recalls
         B. Joseph White                   Director                                Proprietary Brands
         Tracy G. Schmidt                  Director
                                                                                   Product Portfolio
         Jim Gordon                        Chief Executive Officer
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Growth Prospects: US                 Intense Competitive Market
        Key Competitors                                                            Restaurant Industry
         Food Services of America                                                                                       Outbreak of Food-Borne
                                                                                   Strategic Acquisitions               Illnesses
         Reinhart FoodService, L.L.C.
         Performance Food Group
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         U.S. Foodservice, Inc.
        SYSCO Corporation
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                   Reference Code: GDCPG29680SA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................... 4
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Employees...................................................................................................................................... 5
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................. 6
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - History ................................................................................................................................................... 7
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 9
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................. 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Business Description ........................................................................................................................... 12
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strengths.......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Portfolio of National and Proprietary Brands............................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Product Portfolio ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Foothold in North America ............................................................................................................................ 13
          Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Product Recalls ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Opportunities.................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: US Restaurant Industry ......................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Private Label Gaining Momentum ....................................................................................................................... 14
          Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Threats ............................................................................................................................................. 15
             Threat - Intense Competitive Market ......................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Outbreak of Food-Borne Illnesses ............................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment ............................................................................................................................... 15
       Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Competitors .................................................................................................................................. 16
       Gordon Food Service, Inc., Recent Deals Summary ........................................................................................................................ 17
       Section 3 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Methodology ...................................................................................
								
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