Speed and Accuracy are Key For Food Product Suppliers

A bunch of green apples are contrasted by a gross, rotten one because a delivery took too long.

What do you look for in a reliable food product supplier? There’s quite a few qualities a good supplier should ideally bring to the table, but we feel that two of the most important are speed and accuracy. Here’s why.

Speed is Key 

Having a food product supplier that gets your orders out quickly comes with many benefits. A speedy supplier means you’ll have reliable access to fresh seasonal ingredients— while they’re still fresh. In fact, since you won’t have to worry about late shipments, you can rest assured you’ll receive all your food while it’s still at its peak quality. Plus, with shipments arriving on time, you’ll always have what you need when you need it, like when it comes to special limited time menu items, for example. 

Accuracy is Everything

While it’s important for your supplier to be fast, it’s just as important that they’re accurate with what they’re sending you. Without accuracy, you could end up with foods that, if used, might risk your reputation with customers due to not fitting your dish, or even your menu. Incorrect items in your order can also lead to increased food waste, and nobody benefits from that!

Speed and Accuracy Are Guaranteed with CFS

Not only is Carolina Food Service fast and accurate in our shipping, we’re so much more! We pride ourselves on being efficient, dependable, flexible, proactive, service-minded, and responsive. Our number one priority is to help our customers thrive in business and maintain their competitive advantage. 

How We Do It

At CFS, we are constantly observing our processes and thinking of ways to improve them. Not only that, but we also offer accuracy incentives to our employees who pack our orders. (Mind you, we believe in the power of positive reinforcement, so we only implement incentives for correct orders, not penalties for mistakes.) And of course, all of our orders are thoroughly checked for quality and accuracy before they go through our doors.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Don’t just take it from us though, here’s what our customers have to say: 


“I like how they interact with us. We are treated as family, and they are always very attentive to process our orders correctly.” — Susana Morales, Assistant Manager at El Cerro Grande, Wilmington NC.


“I really like CFS’s level of attention to its customer’s needs, and their service is always very prompt. CFS has contributed to keep my operation in good shape. CFS well represents my ideal supplier.” — Alejandro Morales, Manager at El Cerro Grande, North Myrtle Beach SC.

Keep Your Restaurant Running Smoothly

Replacement shipments are costly, both financially and in hours worked. If your food product supplier isn’t timely or accurate enough, you run the risk of taking on those costs and paying for the mistakes they are making. This is why it’s so important to have a dependable, quality food supply source. Simply put, a fast and accurate supplier makes your life easier; if your deliveries are running smoothly, it’s more likely your restaurant’s running smoothly, too. If you feel your current supplier is lacking, consider ordering from us so we can show you how it’s meant to be done!


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