On 31st January,2018 two batches of PGDM Marketing 17-19 were accompanied by Dr. Jayanthi Ramesh, Prof.Bhupendra Mishra and Ms. Aishwarya Kelkar to RK Foodland as a part of their industrial visit. The RK Foodland is a major player in the supply chain and storage industry, with 19 storage facility centers pan India, inclusive of the one visited in Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai. Kalamboli center providing 90% of supply chain services and storage for McDonald’s.
Mr. Alok Roy, National Operations Head for McDonalds and QSR, Mr. Date, Quality Assurance Team and Mr. Pratap, Safety Team imparted valuable knowledge about the supply chain industry, how RK Foodlands came to be a major player in the industry. They are the sole supplier of McDonald’s, gsk, Hindustan Uniliver Ltd, and many others big brands to name a few.
They supply all the peripherals-cutlery packaging boxes, cold meat and fish-et al, that enables in making McDonalds a pleasant experience for the end consumers.
They shared the importance for maintaining the best quality of the product and how they have made there strategy for assuring the quality of the product as they are giving the service to McDonald’s.
At RK Foodlands they have a ‘Happy Employees Happy Customers ‘policy wherein they strive to make their employees happy by providing a good work environment across the hierarchy. They have a rest room for their outbound drivers. All trucks go through regular maintenance. They use GPS in trucks to track their trucks and ensure the consignment reaches their customers on time every time.