Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Feb, 2015 |    No of Pages: 20 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


Gordon Food Service Inc. (Gordon Food) is a food products distributor. The company offers a wide range of food and non-food specialty items. It also provides exclusive products to customers across the US and Canada. Its food service products include dairy products, beverages, fresh produce, groceries, meats, seafood, poultry, disposables and other supplies. Its brand portfolio includes GFS, Gordon Signature, Kitchen Essentials, Primo Gusto, Sienna Bakery, Trade East, Brickman's and Hearthstone among others. The company operates its distribution centers across Wisconsin, Michigan, Florida, Ohio and other states of the US; and GFS Marketplace retail stores in Michigan, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio. Gordon Foods also operates in Canada through its subsidiary; GFS Canada Company, Inc. Gordon Food is headquartered in Wyoming, Michigan, the US.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Facts 4
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Employees 5
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Major Products and Services 6
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - History 7
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Company Statement 10
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Business Description 13
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 14
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Strengths 15
Strength - Portfolio of National and Proprietary Brands 15
Strength - Strong Foothold in North America 15
Strength - Extensive Food Line 15
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Product Recalls 16
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Private Label Gaining Momentum 17
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 17
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Threats 18
Threat - Intense Competitive Market 18
Threat - Outbreak of Food-Borne Illnesses 18
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 18
Gordon Food Service, Inc. - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Appendix 20
Methodology 20
About GlobalData 20
Contact Us 20
Disclaimer 20

List of Tables

Gordon Food Service, Inc., Key Facts 4
Gordon Food Service, Inc., Key Employees 5
Gordon Food Service, Inc., Major Products and Services 6
Gordon Food Service, Inc., History 7
Gordon Food Service, Inc., Other Locations 11
Gordon Food Service, Inc., Subsidiaries 12
Gordon Food Service, Inc., Key Competitors 19

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