The Sysco Corporation, will now be offering next-day delivery of specialty and exotic produce items throughout the country, thanks to a recently announced partnership. The company’s e-Commerce platform, Supplies on the Fly, is expanding its offerings after entering into a partnership with Frieda’s Specialty Produce.
“This partnership demonstrates our commitment to being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner by expanding our portfolio of innovative and on-trend products that provide our customers with an opportunity to differentiate their menus and businesses,” said Sysco Senior Vice President of Merchandising Brian Todd said in a news release.
Sysco customers will be given the opportunity to choose from over 150 specialty and exotic produce items. The Supplies on the Fly platform already offers more than 170,000 different products, covering nearly all areas of foodservice such as specialty food and beverages, kitchen supplies and heavy equipment. Orders that are sent out for next-day delivery will arrive in packaging developed specifically for the program, ensuring the freshness and quality of the product is maintained.
Sysco is a global leader in the foodservice industry, operating approximately 330 distribution facilities around the world. The company serves more than 600,000 customer locations, generating sales of more than $58 billion for the fiscal year 2018.