RJ Schinner's Sales Support Blog For Jan/San, Foodservice and Paper Distributors

Stock up for the Big Game!

Less than a month to go! With the holidays behind us, the focus of many Americans turns to the NFL’s biggest event of the year, the Super Bowl. This year marks the 53rd annual Championship game, and it will be played on February 4th, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Super Bowl Sunday” is considered by some as an unofficial American national holiday.  According to the USDA, it is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day. In addition, the Super Bowl has frequently been the most-watched American television broadcast of the year; Super Bowl telecasts account for 23 of...

Top 10 Traits of an Elite Salesperson

What are the top ten traits of an elite salesperson?  Read the countdown below by Mike Mirarchi, Manager of Sales Training for RJ Schinner, to find out!   #10 Be Yourself The biggest lesson I learned from my mentor was that I couldn’t sell like him!  When I read books and went to training early in my career, I was often frustrated that I couldn’t sell like an expert.  I would try, but after a while, I would go back to what worked for me.  Then I realized that if I could incorporate just one or two things that I...

Get to Know your Rep! The Amy Ullsperger Edition

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Amy Ullsperger 1.    What is your name?  Amy Ullsperger 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  National Accounts 3.    How long have you been...

Introducing STRONGMAN Can Liners

  We are excited to announce a brand new line of can liners, STRONGMAN.  These are made exclusively for RJ Schinner and available in warehouses now. Strongman Can Liners are made with a combination of LLDPE and LD resins.   LLDPE has a high tensile strength and high impact and puncture resistance. It is very flexible and will elongate under stress. This provides the extra strength, elasticity and performance at lower mil weights. LLDPE also has a good resistance to chemicals; they will perform well in temperature extremes and confine odors. LD is the most common plastic used to make...

Gear up for Winter with Guardian Floor Protection

As the leaves continue to fall, it is a reminder that winter is around the corner! Now is the time to prepare for the inclement season of snow, sleet and rain on the ground. Businesses use mats to collect soils and remove moisture from feet to reduce cleaning and maintenance costs.  Another, perhaps more important reason is to reduce the potential of slips, trips and falls. With a mat system from Guardian Floor Protection by Millennium Mats, you can help mitigate the slippery floor surfaces that come along with colder temperatures. According to the US Department of Labor, slips, trips...

Get to Know your Rep! The Kristin Poggio Edition

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Kristin Poggio 1.    What is your name?  Kristin Poggio 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Northern California & Pacific Northwest 3.    How long...

Q4 Vendor Rebates Now Available!

Q4 Vendor Rebates are now available. The following rebates from Diversey, P&G, and Colgate-Palmolive apply to select products purchased October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017, so make sure you take advantage of these offers while they last. Distributor and end-user rebates can also be found on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page, or click through any of the vendors below to see their specific rebate flyers with details. Just click the link to download the flyer and see which products will earn you and your customers some extra cash this Winter!   Colgate-Palmolive Distributor Rebates Purchase any number of cases...

Get to Know your Rep! The Joe Arteaga Edition.

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Joe Arteaga 1.    What is your name?  Joe Arteaga 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Southern Texas and Louisiana 3.    How long have...

RJ Schinner Opens a New Location – Colorado

RJ SCHINNER Co. Inc. announces the acquisition of JMZ Distributing in Denver, Colorado. MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – RJ Schinner Co., Inc. (RJ Schinner), a premier Re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade has announced the acquisition of the assets of JMZ Distribution based in  Colorado, has been completed. JMZ Distributing is a leader in wholesale distribution in the Denver, Colorado and surrounding areas. Phil and Kathy Inscoe, previous owners, as well as David Inscoe and current employees of JMZ Distributing, will be joining the RJ Schinner Team. Phil will act as Sales Manager, Kathy will be the Office Manager, and David...

Get to Know your Rep! The Todd Lowman Edition.

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Todd Lowman 1.    What is your name?  Todd Lowman 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  National Accounts 3.    How long have you been...