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

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Cascades Tissue Group releases a New Mobile App!

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. Many of us are glued to our cell phones, tablets or computers for hours on end. The ease of having so much information at our fingertips, while a blessing, can also be quite overwhelming! It can be daunting to search online, especially when it takes forever to find specific or current information. Our time is valuable people! The new Cascades Tissue mobile app simplifies and streamlines this process.  It allows distributors and customers to access the most updated information on Cascades Away-from-Home products at any time and...

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Solaris Paper Takes Positive Steps Toward Sustainability

Solaris Paper, a towel and tissue manufacturer is partnered with Asia Pulp & Paper as part of their vertical business model. Basically, APP grows, harvests and produces the pulp and paper which Solaris converts into quality away-from-home towel and tissue products. Solaris products include the Livi and Nvi lines of products. Historically, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has faced some harsh criticism on it’s sustainability practices. They were the center of many environmental controversies about their deforestation practices, operations encroaching on protected wildlife and illegal logging of protected trees. Greenpeace held many campaigns against them, the FSC cut it’s ties...

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Finish 2014 Strong, With Last Minute Q4 Rebates

Save More, Sell More With Q4 Rebates for Distributors and End-Users It’s a very busy time of year for the distributor sales rep. Between wrapping up gifts, and wrapping up year-end business, it’s easy to forget about all of the lucrative Q4 rebates that are still available! These rebates range in value from $50 up to $2000 on purchases made in Q4. The majority of these distributor rebates also have an end-user counterpart, making it easy to push through a few last-minute sales that will help your customers qualify…while earning you and your company added incentives as well! Take a...

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Fresh Products App is Refreshingly Helpful

Fresh Products, makers of highly-effective odor control products, urinal screens, and amusingly informative videos, are proud to introduce an all-new mobile app– complete with access to product information, sell sheets, videos, and more! More and more B2B manufacturers are understanding the importance of offering relevant information in one easy to access place, making it easier for sellers to find what they need from anywhere. Fresh Products has recognized the importance of on-the-go tools, and put together an app that will take the guesswork out of restroom refreshers. A Must-Have Resource Fresh Products’ app is both simple and informative.  It’s fast,...

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Winter Innovation: Snow & Go Ice Melt

As the reality of winter settles in (thanks to the latest polar vortex taking hold of the US) it’s time to prepare for another season of widespread deep freezes. To help ease the pains of snow and ice removal this year, an innovative new product has entered the market to add to your customer’s arsenal. Introducing, Snow & Go! With a mixture that is only 1/3 salt, Snow & Go is a unique combination of ice-melting rock salt, and highly absorbent clay. This mixture serves a three-fold purpose: The salt melts the ice and snow The clay particles absorb the...

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A Product Guide for Ebola Disinfection

With the Ebola virus being one of the top news stories for several weeks now, the need for information regarding everyday disinfection has grown exponentially. Whether it’s the hospitality industry, transportation, education or healthcare, the fears of this deadly virus are not unfounded as it’s made its way onto US soil. Regardless of the industry served, the same general disinfection guidelines apply, and we have gathered all of the latest information needed to keep yourself and your customers informed and protected against the Ebola virus. General Guides to Disinfection The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control...

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Understanding Clorox Shelf Life and Decoding Date Codes

Did you know that many Clorox products are labeled with a manufactured date? Did you also know that this date corresponds to a specific Clorox Shelf Life for each product? This is intended to ensure the integrity of the product, in relation to both efficacy and performance. To maintain efficacy, inventory must be properly rotated (FIFO) to avoid any potential issues with expired product, as typically there are no returns on these products. Included below is a list of Clorox SKUs with their maximum shelf life, which should be used to monitor Clorox inventory. You can also view and download...

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RJ Schinner Featured in WDI Magazine!

RJ Schinner was recently featured in the Summer 2014 edition of Wholesale & Distribution International (WDI) Magazine! Read the full article, written by Jennifer Hopfinger, on their website here: http://www.wdimagazine.com/index.php/featured-content/244-r-j-schinner-co  or read the full article below. Aiming Big Paper products redistributor RJ Schinner is going national while staying true to it’s regional roots. Consolidation is part of the natural evolution of any industry. Smaller companies must grow or they’re gobbled up by bigger ones – until eventually the strongest come to dominate. Efficiencies are created, new geographies are tapped, better technologies emerge. But benefits are lost as well: high-touch service,...

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Incentivize Your Sales With Q4 Jan-San Rebates

Take the (Rebate) Money and Run As the calendar pages continue to fall from 2014, we find ourselves crossing over into the final quarter of the year. While most of us may have outgrown Trick-or-Treating, we’re never to old for tax-free incentives! Just in time for Halloween, the fourth quarter jan-san rebates are now available. Only a small fraction of eligible customers take advantage of these rebate offers, which equals out to hundreds of thousands of dollars left on the table each quarter. Don’t be someone who walks away from free money- if you’re buying it anyway, you may as...

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Getting a Handle on Plastic Bag Bans

In a previous post, we examined some important legislation that passed this summer focusing on polystyrene containers and cups.  Additionally, there has also been much momentum in the push for plastic bag bans in certain municipalities. Legislation like his has been attempted in the past, only to dissolve before it ever comes to fruition. Whether that is the case for this go-round has yet to be seen, but with the nature of the green movement it is highly likely that more environmental shifts will be occurring within the packaging industry. A perfect harbinger of change is the recent acquisition of Duro Bag...