Rising costs of doing business due to growth created a challenge of hiring more employees to handle supply chain needs. Instead of focusing on sales, the company was faced with the responsibility of training and managing more employees to handle the demands on their supply chain needs.
SFL was tasked with becoming Mike Pirrone Produce’s in-house supply chain management partner. SFL’s responsibilities include Freight Brokering, Freight Tendering, Shipment Creation, Freight Bill/Pay/Audit Services, Claims Administration & Management, Carrier Selection Services, Assessorial Spend Analytics, Document Storage & Audit, Shipment Scheduling & Appointment Management, and Shipment Tracking & Customer Update Services.
“We have developed a great partnership with SFL Companies and their dedication to customer service is unmatched. The transition from a handwritten load board to their cutting edge technology has made our lives a lot easier. We have been able to focus more on sales and less on looking for trucks and scheduling appointments as we know Angelo and is team have us covered 100% of the time. Our company looks forward to a long lasting partnership with SFL Companies and appreciate everything they do for us.”
- Mike Pirrone Produce has seen a cost savings of roughly $150,000 annually due to the elimination of unnecessary back office administrative costs and unneeded operational support costs.
- SFL’s technology allows us to manage Pirrone’s supply chain much more efficiently, while lowering their supply chain spend in the process.
- Pirrone is able to focus on core competencies to drive sales.
- Pirrone is also able to repurpose assets and become more productive.