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Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op Reviews

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  1. "Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op is now named Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program/Purchasing/Distribution/Supply-Chain Management in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Program/Purchasing/Distribution/Supply-Chain Management in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The professionalism and industry expertise of the team members and management. They effectively communicate company goals and objectives along with thorough quarterly updates provided by the CEO. Most of the people are great. Benefits are pretty solid. Profit sharing is nice.

    Cons

    Two restructuring layoffs of about 30 employees both times within the last few years.

    Morale and work/life balance is declining.


  2. "Great experience until the first initial layoff."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - N/A in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - N/A in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility and some great people.

    Cons

    Some of upper management lacked ability to coach and mentor others.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Worked there for over 10 years, quality of the workplace declined towards the end of my tenure."

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    Former Employee - IT Developer in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - IT Developer in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people here are great. Benefits are pretty solid. Profit sharing is nice, although there is a pretty big discrepancy between the management and non-management level in terms of bonuses. Maybe that's to be expected. Fairly relaxed timeline on projects in my experience.

    Cons

    HR needs overhauled, they are too overbearing. If they want to keep IT developers, then they need to at least try to keep up with current technologies. Morale within the entire company has declined beyond belief. Schedule and telecommuting flexibility is non-existent. I don't see how they can attract the best and brightest with the current state of the company. Hardly any room for growth. (in my experience)

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to change their attitude towards their employees. Not everybody is out to get the company. I think some of the upper management folks let the power go to their heads.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "If you're the best at what you do maybe UFPC is the next step in your evolution."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program/Purchasing/Distribution/Supply-Chain Management in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Program/Purchasing/Distribution/Supply-Chain Management in Louisville, KY
    Recommends

    Pros

    The professionalism and industry expertise of the team members and management. The company makes every effort to equip us with the best IT and training. They effectively communicate company goals and objectives along with thorough quarterly updates provided by the CEO. There is a genuine spirit of comradery making it easy to focus on the challenge of the job at hand.

    Cons

    Being a co-op we are by design a lean operation. We were managing expenses when managing expenses wasn't cool but, the benefit of this stewardship is it prepared us for the difficult road ahead. Such as the recession we are presently weathering.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course.


  6. "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, friendly coworkers
    Casual dress

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons. Good place to work.


  7. "They overwork people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, decent benefits, many good employees

    Cons

    Too much work, no respect, some top managers think they own the company, are rude to those who try to make a difference. High turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Need to take care of your employees, have a retaining plan


  8. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Summer hours (half day work on Friday)

    Cons

    Career growth/professional development
    Heavy work Load
    Formal Business Attire