Musco Food Corp. Base Case

By Larry Barrett  |  Posted 2005-11-08 Email Print this article Print

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The distributor of Italian meat, cheese, tomato sauce and other food uses "smart" phones to stock the corner deli faster and with fewer mistakes.

Musco Food Corp. Base Case

Headquarters: 5701 49th Place, Maspeth, NY 11378
Phone: (718) 326-1070
Business: Distributor of Italian meats, cheese, tomatoes and other Italian food to delis and markets throughout the Northeast.
Chief Financial Officer: Joe Chiavetta
Financials in 2004: Sales of $25 million to $50 million.
Challenge: Implement a wireless order entry system for salesmen.

  • Reduce weekly order correction costs from $4,000 a month to zero.
  • Increase total sales by 12% in 2005, from more than $25 million.
  • Cut customer service expenses on order entry by $4,000 to $6,000 a month.

Senior Writer
Larry, of San Carlos, Calif., was a senior writer and editor at CNet, writing analysis, breaking news and opinion stories. He was technology reporter at the San Jose Business Journal from 1996-1997. He graduated with a B.A. from San Jose State University where he was also executive editor of the daily student newspaper.


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