ST. LOUIS, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent Precision Foods Group, Inc., is one of only two food industry manufacturers nationwide recognized for the sixth consecutive year as a 2016 Dot Foods Quality & Service Award recipient, an annual honor bestowed on those companies who demonstrate outstanding commitment to service and performance.
While 19 companies, selected from more than 900, have been recognized for the 2016 award, only KPFG and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group mark their sixth consecutive year as recipients.
"This is an incredible honor to be selected among this amazing group of companies for this prestigious award. The award is a direct reflection of how our team of dedicated employees prioritizes and maintains such a high level of customer service and performance," said Connie Huck, president of Kent Precision Foods Group. "Our partnership with Dot helps solidify this relationship and elevates our partnership with each and every one of our customers."
Criteria for the 2016 Quality and Service Award recipients included the following:
- Inbound service levels above 99%
- Inbound service level on Dot special order items of 96.69%
- Load time for trucks in under two hours at the supplier's dock
- Vendor managed on-time delivery of purchase orders received by due date
- Successful integration of electronic communications between Dot and the suppliers
- Global data synchronization
- GTIN's bar coded matches used in all communications
"Kent Precision Foods Group backs up their high quality products with excellent service and support," said Dick Tracy, president of Dot Foods. "It is hard to be successful in the food industry without being a leader on both fronts. They clearly are and we are grateful for their efforts."
About Kent Precision Foods Group
Kent Precision Foods Group is a dry and liquid food manufacturing company that specializes in providing high quality products in the domestic and international foodservice, healthcare, industrial and consumer retail markets.
About Kent Corporation
Kent Corporation is a diversified family owned corporation with subsidiary companies developing science and nutrition-based finished food products, food and beverage ingredients, nutraceutical and personal care applications, animal nutrition and companion animal products. The subsidiary companies consist of Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), Kent Nutrition Group, Kent Pet Group, headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, and Kent Precision Foods Group headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. For more information, please visit www.precisionfoods.com and www.kentww.com.
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