SMC Grocery Bidding
SMC accepts bids for our grocery business every three years.
The main grocery vendor
chosen based on three factors: Price, Service, and Quality
Benefits of purchasing groceries through SMC and our grocery
- Special Pricing: our pricing is based on a certain percentage
over our vendors delivered cost. We aren't subject to salesmen commissions!
- Product Knowledge: Our representative or one of the SMC staff will have answers to your
questions regarding food products.
- Order Guides: SMC cooks are provided
with a weekly ordering guide which is priced and convenient for inventory
control. Order guides
- SMC Participation: Inhibits collusion between
employees, brokers, salesmen and purveyors.
- Returns/Problems: Issues with
products are handled by the professional staff at SMC saving time and energy.
Audits: SMC conducts semesterly audits to ensure pricing consistency.