Sound environmental production practices that promote biodiversity: Seek out and promote products that are grown or produced using sound environmental practices such as integrated pest management systems and the practice of soil and water conservation techniques like reforestation and composting.
Certified Grocers Midwest Promotes Leadership
Certified Grocers Midwest Inc. has teamed up with Tom Zosel Associates (TZA) to deliver a management training curriculum and help its warehouse supervisors gain the knowledge needed to become great leaders.
The training program is specifically tailored to the challenges of distribution environments. Certified Grocer's floor managers will receive practical tips, techniques and solutions they need for supervisory success when coordinating people and tasks.
"The training focuses on the challenges they face every day on the floor and offers solutions to help them fully achieve their potential—not just as managers but also as true leaders who command the respect, commitment and credibility that moves people to action," says Todd Avery, director of distribution operations for the Hodgkins, IL-based grocery wholesaler.