CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. - Dot Foods, the nation's largest food redistributor, recently was named Corporation of the Year by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes Dot's Cambridge City distribution center. Tim Loyd, general manager of the Cambridge City DC, accepted the award at a banquet on Jan. 20 (photo available at http://budurl.com/TimLoyd)
"Dot is incredibly thankful to receive such a high honor from the Chamber today," noted Loyd. "We believe that the hard work and dedication that our employees show, not only for our customers and suppliers, but for the Wayne County and surrounding communities through volunteer efforts and donations, is in large part why we are accepting this award."
Dot also announced today that the total amount of donations given by the company to the local United Way non-profit organization was $21,879. Employees of the Cambridge City distribution center collected and donated $14,586, which the company matched half with a donation of $7,293. The proceeds went directly to the community organization.
Dot Foods Inc. carries 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.