Cara Donna Solves Cold Storage Issues to Experience 100% Up-Time and Increased Productivity
Cara Donna Provision Company was a one-man operation selling fresh deli meat to local Boston businesses. Now, two generations later, the company has grown to become the largest family run and managed broad line food service distributor in all of New England.
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As a smaller, family operated food distribution business often bidding against much larger competitors, Cara Donna achieves its competitive edge by being nimble, flexible, and responsive. They provide big company performance with a more personalized brand of family service. Sounds nice, but in a business where the margin for error is already notoriously narrow, it’s slim-tonone for companies like Cara Donna.
That’s why Joe Wessling, IT Administrator for Cara Donna, was understandably grave when describing his need to replace their previous provider’s temperamental mobile computers. “I was having to send products back on a regular basis,” Wessling lamented. “It was change or die.”
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