Brokerage Services

Concord National is a progressive National Food Brokerage representing National and Regional Brands in the Retail Grocery, Mass Merchandisers and Drug Industry. Our areas of expertise include Import/Export, Food Brokerage, and Buy/Sell. We are flexible, adaptable, street smart and completely dedicated to building your Brand.

Concord has National and Regional execution models, plus Ownership resides in the regions they are responsible for. Our divisions include: Pacific, Prairies, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic. The Concord National entrepreneurial Team has more than 750 years total CPG Organizational Experience. This is combined with high employee retention at all levels of the organization for unparalleled continuity.

We value our committed, long term mutually beneficial relationships with our clients and customers, for example, we been working with: Tetley Tea 40+ years, Blue Water 24+ years, Sara Lee – 22 years, ACH 16 years.

Our Brokerage Services:

Sales Management

We are able to help with your strategic planning and business management. Our approach to sales is relationship centered, plus we have local sales teams in every region across Canada who have:

  • Vested ownership driving the business in every region
  • Thorough knowledge of the territory and competitive landscape
  • A focus on generating results for our clients that is unsurpassed in each local environment
  • Nurtured connections to key trade people

Concord’s management team has developed their skills over many decades of dealing with and within leading packaged goods companies and with many of the world’s great brands. It makes us one of the leading Food Brokers in Canada.

We Provide:

Stephen Rice

Stephen Rice

President – Tata Global Beverages Inc.

For over 45 years Concord has been Partner of Tetley’s (Tata Global Beverages Canada, Ltd.). Concord was the first to sell/distribute Tetley in Western Canada. 45 years later, Tetley is the Number One tea brand in Western Canada with a dominant share of the Orange Pekoe segment, and a leader in all Specialty Tea segments.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Trade Planning / Listing Procurement
  • Category Management
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Promotions / Fund Management

 

  • Store Distribution
  • Display Activity
  • Shelf Position / Schematic Creation
  • Competitive Activity Reporting

Marketing and Administration Management

Concord National is able to help grow your business along with your brand.

Concord National, a leading Food Broker in Canada, is able to assist you every step of the way to help grow your business along with your brand. We offer a wide array of services including:

 

  • Creative development
  • Management of ad campaigns
  • Focus group studies
  • Couponing/FSIs
  • In-store demonstrations
  • Fund management
  • POP materials
  • Customer service
  • Invoicing/Collections
  • EDI mapping and management

 

The Concord National experienced, professional Customer Service team keeps on top of the business. Whether EDI, “customer portal”, or other means, orders are processed efficiently and effectively through our customized accounting system.

Billing and AR are part of the equation to secure healthy ongoing trading relationships with all customers as are timely sales reports available by customer, by sku, by period or rolling 12 months.