News > Hypothesis on The Great Foodservice Reset

What might the future hold for Foodservice distributors and the industry as a whole in a post-Covid-19 world?

Mike Watson, Sr. Director of Customer Development at Ignition by AFS, joined by Jim Klass, Foodservice Industry Advisor and Managing Director of MarketIntelligence, LLC, will present an eye-opening and direct look at what may come.

Uncertainty abounds and Jim provides some thought-provoking insights that will help you think about how you will prepare to face the future and win!

Join us as we discuss:

  • Latest estimates on how the various channels will fare
  • How to restructure to build trust
  • The importance of digital moving forward
  • How the relationship between manufacturers, distributors and operators will change


Mike Watson

Sr. Director of Customer Development

Mike has over 35 years in the foodservice industry. His previous experience includes distributor purchasing, sales management, regional sales manager, 3rd party purchasing and contracting and 6 years in food distribution software.

Jim Klass

Managing Director of MarketIntelligence, LLC

Jim Klass has worked in the foodservice industry for over 30 years. He is currently the managing director at MarketIntelligence, helping manufacturers and distributors improve sales performance and margins. Jim will be speaking on our upcoming webinar and will share his expertise and experience from working with countless industry-leading organizations.

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