Merits in the Operations of the OSI Group
The OSI Group is a privately held company, founded in 1909, that deals in food processing. The company conducts global operations that involve supplying pork, beef, fish, vegetable products, poultry and fish. Additionally, they provide a number of sauces to the customers who seek services from the food processing industry. The company has set up numerous facilities all over the world but still operates like a small scale doing tasks such as benefits assistant, shipping, receiving supervisors, quality assurance manager and account clerk. The OSI Group is well structured as it has local management teams that are very helpful in understanding the local tastes and cultures so that the company can reach out to a wider market.
The headquarters of the Group is in Aurora where the President, David McDonald, oversees all the 50 facilities in 17 countries. Recently, they have been working on expanding presence in many countries such as China where they have been having operations in the last 20 years. They have so far done very well having eight factories and two more are in the process of being constructed. By the end of 2016, they had launched the start a mega factory in Henan province as well as Zhoukou. In China, The OSI group is a supplier to many international companies such as Subway, McDonald’s, Burger King, Yum, Papa John’s, Starbucks and Saizeriya.
The global company is always working with equipment manufacturers so that they can improve their processes that will make the food safety and quality better. They as well work together with their customers so that they can discuss on ways that can help them achieve more and produce better goods.
The subsidiary of the OSI Group in the United Kingdom has been honored with the highly coveted Globe of Honor Award for 2016 by the British Safety Council. This was recognition for its management of environmental risks. It was nominated in a group of 18 organizations as a result of attaining a maximum five stars in the country. They were also vetted by an independent panel of experts that were looking at many aspects of the environmental management. The production location of the OSI Group in the United Kingdom in Scunthorpe has been running since 1989. They produce beef and pork products for many restaurants in the country. They have won the Globe of Honor in 2015 and 2013.
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