2BuyAg’s Online Marketplace
Easy to use! Strengthens the local food supply chain!
2BuyAg’s marketplace is a dynamic place to buy and sell food and agriculture products! Learn how to use it to improve your customer or farmer connections! Read more “2Bits: 2BuyAg’s Online Marketplace”
“Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great each time or we’ll lose them.”
Delivery of your farm product is the last mile. How you deliver will make or break your brand. Well-planned deliveries put the final gold seal on your perfect farm products. Poor delivery service, will seal your doom. Read more “2Bits: Tips for Farmers selling wholesale—Distribution: The Last Mile”
“If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.”
W. Edwards Deming
As you explore wholesale market opportunities, we suggest you keep an eye on how the Amazon/Whole Foods merger is impacting wholesale pricing. Read more “2Bits: Tips for Farmers Selling Wholesale—Why you need a sales and marketing plan”
“Amazon’s foray into the food business is another giant step by a savvy company led by a savvy businessman.”
Today’s 2Bits quote by Greg Henderson, come from his article,“Amazon Beef is On the Horizon” It’s a good quick read. It reminds us that Amazon, like Walmart, has the capacity to impact food production practices deep into the food supply chain.
You will be impacted. Not if, but when.
Read more “2Bits: Amazon beef anyone?”
“In time, Amazon could force out some of the smaller supermarket chains that serve small cities and rural areas, as sometimes happened with Walmart. It could even hurt sales at farmers’ markets.”
Last week, we took a closer look at customer relationships in the food scene. These relationships are changing and impacting you. This week, we’re asking you to take a short pause to look at the opportunity that a change or pivot will give you.
Change—easy to talk about, hard to do. Change is inevitable, nothing remains the same. Change brings out the best and worst in us. Change is happening in your space right now—food supply changes—at an accelerated pace. Are you ready? Read more “2Bits: Change–Why??”