Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ:JMBA) and Systems Services of America (SSA), today announced the formation of a supply chain distribution alliance for service on the West Coast of the United States. The alliance is expected to enable greater supply chain efficiencies and enhance service to existing Jamba Juice® locations, while broadening the reach Jamba® has into new territories as it considers its future growth opportunities.
“Jamba is constantly looking for new ways to reduce costs and increase productivity through access to value-added resources and technology. We believe that this alliance will provide greater supply chain efficiencies and enhanced service to Jamba Juice outlets as well as facilitate rapid supply distribution in the face of our anticipated growth into new regions,” said James D. White, Chairman, President, and CEO, Jamba Juice Company.
Systems Services of America (SSA) is recognized as one of the leading innovative chain account distributors operating four western distribution centers and serving nine western states.
“We are dedicated to serving Jamba’s restaurants on the West Coast with superior customer service using cutting edge technology and freight management tools supplied through our sister company GAMPAC,” said Tim Holland, President and CEO, Systems Services of America.About Jamba Juice Company Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot coffee and teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and mini-wraps, California Flatbreads™, frozen yogurt, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. Jamba-branded products for at-home enjoyment are also available through select retailers across the nation and in Jamba outlets. As of July 3, 2012, there were 783 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of “Team Up For a Healthy America” in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com . About Systems Services of America Systems Services of America specializes in customized systems distribution for quick service, casual dining and other chain operations throughout the west and internationally. It is part of Services Group of America, one of the nation’s largest privately-held companies comprised of businesses providing a broad array of foodservice solutions to a wide spectrum of customers.