• FSA


    This contract is available to members of Lakes Country Service Cooperative, 
    Northwest Service Cooperative, Northeast Service Cooperative, and portions of Resource Training & Solutions, 
    South Central Service Cooperative, and Southwest/West Central Service Cooperative.

     
    Company Profile

    Food Services of America is one of the nation's leading food service industry distributors and serves all segments of the food service industry. They are one of the largest broad line food service distributors, serving customers throughout the Midwest. The branch offices are located in Fargo with distribution hubs in Fargo and Minot. FSA promises to provide quality product and service to service cooperative members.
     
     
    Member Benefits

    Members receive significant discounts on food costs and can order on an "as needed" basis to reduce storage needs and increase product freshness. 

    Contract pricing with FSA extends to all K-12 items stocked in their warehouse and to all special order items. All items are sold to member schools at FSA’s cost, plus their fixed delivery fee per case.

    Top Selling Items
    The Cooperatives and FSA have compiled a list of the top selling items that have been purchased by participating school districts. These top selling items typically receive deeper discounts.
     
    Quarterly Top Selling Price List
    Please contact your local service cooperative purchasing representative for pricing.
    • Quarter 1: July through September
    • Quarter 2: October through December
    • Quarter 3: January through March
    • Quarter 4: April through June
     
    Volume Incentive Reward Program
    If members have pledged to utilize FSA as their primary supplier (75% of purchases or more, excluding bread and milk) and average over 50 cases per delivery in a quarter, they will receive a volume incentive payment of $0.10 per case for every case they purchased in that quarter. As the average delivery size and program usage increase, the volume incentive payment can go as high as $0.75 per case.
     
    Examples of Volume Incentives
     
     

    Connect with Your Account Team

    School districts that are interested in joining the food service program must complete the Request to Join form found below.  This request, which the Cooperative submits to FSA, will determine if FSA is able to service your school district.  Schools will be notified of FSA’s decision within one to two weeks.  Members that request and are approved to join the food service program must agree to purchase at a 75% level (excluding bread and milk) or higher to receive discount pricing.

     
    Complete form online, print, sign and return.

     
    Bid Documents

    This contract is the result of a formal bid. Please contact Lisa Truax at ltruax@lcsc.org if you have any questions regarding the process of this bid and how it was designed to meet all of the USDA and State of MN bid guidelines.