(November 23, 2010)—Unified Supply Chain, Inc. (USCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Dairy Queen Corporation, announced that Sysco Montana in Billings has received this year’s Distributor of the Year Award. This is the second time Sysco Montana has been recognized with this award.
The Distributor of the Year Award is presented in recognition of the distributor that receives the highest scores among distribution centers delivering Dairy Queen® products in the areas of performance accuracy in order fulfillment, on-time delivery, pricing variances and service follow-up. USCI annually recognizes partners who provide superior service and outstanding support to 5,700 Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® locations worldwide.
According to USCI Chief Supply Chain Officer Roger Hubbard, “Strong partnerships with distributors and suppliers are integral to the Dairy Queen system's ongoing success. Sysco Montana was named Distributor of the Year for its operational excellence and extraordinary service to our franchisees.”
Sysco Montana has been servicing Dairy Queen restaurants since 1996. Today, Sysco Montana supplies Dairy Queen and DQ Orange Julius stores in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Through the partnership with supply chain partners like Sysco Montana, Dairy Queen has become the treat category leader and one of the leaders in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector, serving fresh, classic and cravable treats and food served in friendly surroundings.
“We appreciate the commitment, service and cost efficiency our suppliers provide to us. This year, Sysco Montana rated the highest of all of our valued distributors,” said Hubbard.