The Red Hat Supplier Achievement Awards recognize Arby’s suppliers who have provided superior levels of service and support to the Arby’s® restaurant system. SSA’s Portland operation edged out 15 other distribution centers across the country producing the best weighted average score in areas such as; delivery accuracy, on-time delivery, timeliness of credits, customer service and overall satisfaction.
According to Matt Cosson, ARCOP’s Senior Director of Supply Chain, no other distribution center in the ARCOP system has ever won the award back-to-back. The award comes on the heels of SSA’s Angela Rehbein, National Accounts Manager for Systems Services of America, being named National Account Representative of the Year for 2011 by ARCOP. Rehbein won the award out of a field of 10 other account managers from various distribution centers and companies that support Arby’s nationally.
Systems Services of America Portland services 150 Arby's units in the Pacific Northwest and has serviced the business since 1996.
About Systems Services of America
Systems Services of America is one of the nation’s largest systems service providers. Directing its western U.S. and International operations from headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz., SSA serves the most popular restaurant chains in the quick service and casual family dining segments as well as the growing regional restaurant concept market. SSA is part of the Services Group of America family of companies. Its website is located at www.ssafood.com.
About Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.
Atlanta-based Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the U.S. with more than 3,600 restaurants systemwide. In addition to its classic Roast Beef and Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwiches, slow-roasted and thinly sliced in store daily, Arby’s is also known for its deli-style Market Fresh® line of sandwiches and salads, Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. In 2011, Arby’s introduced Ultimate Angus, a premium Angus beef menu line featured in sandwiches and wraps. To learn more about Arby’s, please visit www.arbys.com.
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Services Group of America is comprised these companies; Food Services of America, Systems Services of America, Amerifresh, Ameristar Meats, GAMPAC, Development Services of America and Event Services of America.