Food Disasters... We Aren't Talking Mom's Meatloaf
Whether it is a smoke condition caused by a fire in the prepared food section, an oven fire in a manufacturing facility, or fire suppressing chemicals spread over 40 tons of fresh fruit, the disasters that effect food companies present some pretty awesome challenges.
Wrong decisions early on can open a Pandora's Box of liability issues even before the matter of cash flow and fulfillment come into play.
-- Companies with sophisticated business system back ups can be stymied when they realize two days after a small fire that their regular staff lacks the knowledge to clean soot and deodorize after a small fire.
-- Distribution companies turning 50 tons of fresh fruit every week trip when they fail to secure hauling capacity and a destination for destruction of a warehouse brimming with imported product during high import season.
-- A small chain store manager must decide in hours whether to do a partial open of a store or incur the cost of extended, nighttime cleaning time. nighttime cleaning mitigation.
These are a few of the many real-world challenges we have solved over the past year. There are many more.
Our approach to commercial losses is to stabilize and then meet with affected parties to understand the goals of all affected constituencies.
SERVPRO of Waterbury is comprised of business and mitigation professionals that understand the financial, cultural and structural challenges of any disaster.
In a perfect world we meet, discuss and put a communication chain and decision tree in place. Regardless, when the wheels come off, we've got your back.