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

Clean Up After the Storm

The storm may have passed, but that doesn’t mean the danger is.  Read on to learn some tips and important steps your can take for clean up after the storm. Prevent or Clean Up Mold After natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family. After a storm or flood, mold can be a serious problem. Act fast to prevent...

Get to Know your Rep! The Greg Howard 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: Greg Howard 1.    What is your name?  Greg Howard 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  The Carolina’s and Virginia’s 3.    How long have...

Celebrate National Toilet Paper Day

August 26th is National Toilet Paper Day! There is quite a history to the development of toilet paper as we know it.  In fact, the use of paper for hygiene purposes has been recorded as far back as 14th century China!  At that point it was a complete luxury item, only meant for royalty. The below list touches on a few of these interesting advances in the history of toilet paper.  Without these, it wouldn’t be what we know and love today! 16th Century In the 16th century, the flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington, a British nobleman. ...

Get to Know your Rep! The Tod Ferree 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: Tod Ferree 1.    What is your name?  Tod Ferree 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Wisconsin, and some Illinois 3.    How long have...

Get to Know your Rep! The Andy Schinner 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: Andy Schinner 1.    What is your name?  Andy Schinner 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Western Region 3.    How long have you been...

3 Keys to Selling Green

 3 Keys to Selling Green Disposable Products Effectively Contributed by Michael Mirarchi, Manager of Sales Training at RJ Schinner. I was training a group of Foodservice DSR’s and the subject of selling green products was raised. The question was, “How can we sell green products to our customers who don’t want to pay the extra money?” The best way to answer this question is by first understanding that there are different types of green buyers. At a trade show, I met the following customers:   The Environmentalist Buyer: He was from Vermont and was totally into the green movement. He...

Get to Know your Rep! The Cindi Gentry 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: Cindi Gentry 1.    What is your name?  Cindi Gentry 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Dallas, East Texas, Northern Louisiana 3.    How long...

Q3 Vendor Rebates Now Available

The following rebates from Dial, Diversey, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, and Colgate-Palmolive apply to select products purchased July 1, 2017 – September 30, 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. Colgate-Palmolive Distributor Rebates – Purchase any number of cases of select Palmolive, Murphy, Fabuloso, and Softsoap products to earn $2 per case, with no redemption limit. End-User Rebates – Save $3 per case on select...

Introducing Performance Plus Floor & Hand Pads

Your customers have to deal with a variety of maintenance situations, and Performance Plus pads will prepare them for almost any project. A new line in the Performance Plus Family, Performance Plus Pads are formulated with the perfect amount of non-woven polyester and abrasive grains to achieve maximum product performance. The bonding process of these fibers blended together with  special resins and adhesives make these pads tough, durable and consistent. Great for: Stripping Buffing Cleaning Polishing High-Speed Burnishing   Check out the full list of Performance Plus Pads, so you can equip your customers with the right tools for the...

Get to Know your Rep! The Edward Bateh 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: David Fulton 1.    What is your name?  Edward Bateh 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  North Florida including Gainesville, Orlando, Daytona, Jacksonville 3.  ...