there was no politics involved on who got homepak
routes. Segmentation in my neck of the woods took place
after sam's club went from dsd to direct shipments.
Therfore, cutting out the salesman's commission. Rumors
were flying that all major chains that carried homepak
were putting presure on lance to switch from dsd to
warehouse shipments as with sam's. I was afraid of loosing
my route. Also most of my business was single serve.
So, i decided to stay on a single serve route. If
left alone, i can barely handle the route. A new
salesman would not last long. Fortunatly, i am one of the
few salesmen with sales up for the
currently, i am not looking for a new job.i have time built
into this company. I keep hopeing the situation will
improve. It really bothers me to see the company destroyed
by management in charlotte.
that seems to plague the branch seems to have its
origin out of charlotte. My dsm seems very competent. My
branch manager is so overwhelmed he has to prioritize
which problems get fixed first. That is if charlotte
does not come up with any more bright ideas. He has
cancelled his vacations for the past 2 years to straighten
out charlotte created problems.
if thing do
not improve, i may have to find find another job. I
keep hopeing things will improve.
on richard tuckers background is dsd? Could it be a
learn as you go process?
It�s a (�Metaphor�) Stud Muffin� and NO I am NOT
the smartest in the litter, however, I call it like I
My point is, �there may be a silver
lining in all that�s dark�� If you do some research, you
will see that some shareholders have made great
strides in management accountability� and holding
management answerable for the problems and woes of said
companies, and some of the so-called ex-executives are guest
in �Federal Facilities� with a roommate with some
sort of undesirable characteristics�
Management can be held accountable for their
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