One-Stop Model for Comprehensive Solutions
With our location, our farming and packing operations, the experience of our on-site staff, our dedicated trucking fleet, and our partnership in Fresh Solutions Network, we deliver seamless, transparent order management and logistics through a single point of contact to ensure you receive the best quality local, regional, national and international product supply and service year-round. In addition, we deliver category growth solutions through best-in-class insight, innovation, merchandising, shopper marketing and other strategic marketing tools. With our One-Stop Model, we simplify your life while delivering comprehensive supply and demand solutions that are customized to your business situation.
Not only does Central Pennsylvania provide superior soil for superior potatoes, its geographic location is ideal for superior customer service. Masser Potato Farms is located within 3 hours of one-third of total potato consumption in the United States. Our location, along with our pack-to-order processes, allow us to make deliveries to any location on the East Coast within 24 hours of order receipt. In addition, our central location, facility structure, and fleet of owned trucks make us a perfect consolidation point for any customer cross-dock or back-haul requirements.
When you work with Masser Potato Farms, you are only one step away from the farm. No middlemen, no brokers, no unnecessary time or cost in the supply chain, no excuses. Through a single point of contact, our customers have unlimited access to:
Vertically Integrated Farming and Packing Operations
We personally own and farm over 4,600 acres of land and have direct access to potatoes and onions from growing partners that share our commitment to quality, safety, and corporate responsibililty. Our state of the art storage and packing facility allows us to pack fresh, dry potatoes to your specifications and to order, typically in 24 hours or less.
Dedicated Account Executives
Dedicated Account Executives with extensive experience in Vendor Managed Inventory, electronic ordering systems such as I-trade and FoodLink, as well as annual, quarterly, and weekly product and promotion planning. They will suggest promotional programs and themes, limited-time offers based on current supply conditions, new products, and other ideas to help drive your business.
In-house Logistics Managers
In-house logistics managers with a fleet of owned trucks and trailers at their disposal through Masser Logistic Services insure that you receive on-time, accurate deliveries. Utilizing Thermo King refrigerated trailers, our fleet insures product quality on delivery, while conserving energy. In addition, Masser has long-standing relationships with several independent trucking companies dedicated to serving Masser Potato Farms customers.
The Operational and Marketing Solutions of Fresh Solutions Network, LLC
Operations: The Partners of Fresh Solutions Network are multi-generational, family-owned agricultural companies that grow, pack, sell and deliver potatoes and onions to grocery and foodservice customers across the U.S. and Canada. As a Fresh Solutions Network Partner, Masser Potato Farms has access to state-of-the-art agricultural, processing, packing, sales and logistics operations that span more than 65,000 acres in the U.S. and Canada and encompass all major growing regions, seasons, and varieties. The scope of the Network provides us with the flexibility to insure best quality product and supply regardless of season, regional crop situation, or variety. The geographic dispersion of the Network allows us to minimize food miles, optimize supply chain efficiencies on a customer-specific basis, and deliver those "last-minute" fill-in orders when demand is greater than anticipated or supply disruptions occur.
Marketing: Masser Potato Farms brings added value to our customers through consumer-driven marketing solutions, including category management, product and packaging innovation, brand strategy, advertising, promotion, consumer insight, merchandising and other programs designed to drive purchase and consumption of potatoes and onions.