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Southwest Foodservice Excellence Stays Healthy By Relying On ADP® For Delivery Of Human Capital Management Solutions And Expertise

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ROSELAND, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced that Southwest Foodservice Excellence (SFE) – a company that has grown from four employees a decade ago to more than 2,100 today – has chosen ADP for an integrated HCM solution based on ADP Vantage HCM ®.

SFE, which started providing nutritional food service in a single school cafeteria in Arizona and today operates in schools across eight states in the United States, has succeeded by focusing on the nutritional needs of children in grades K-12.

"We consider it an honor, as well as our duty, to instill healthy habits that will properly nourish students today and help them develop a healthy lifestyle that will benefit them for years to come," said SFE Co-Founder Donald Gala.  "Just as we focus on the health of schoolchildren, we need to ensure we also focus on the well-being of our employees who interact with thousands of children, teachers and administrators."

Gala said SFE needed technology and expertise to help it manage its growing team of people, and give them tools to help enable them to manage their own HR information.

"Two things drove our original decision to use ADP and its ADP Vantage HCM solution," said Gala.

"First, there was a definite lack of client service and commitment from our prior vendor, which was frustrating for everybody," he said.  "Second, as we grew our business over the years, we had not automated a lot of our processes nor kept up with the hiring needs various departments had.  We've experienced such phenomenal growth that we needed to automate things to facilitate our future growth."

"Southwest Foodservice Excellence is on the leading edge of bringing nutrition to millions of schoolchildren.  The company's growth is a testament to its ongoing success," said Mark Benjamin, President of Global Enterprise Solutions at ADP.  "We're proud that they are counting on ADP to help them care as much for their employees as SFE employees care for the guests they serve every day."

Kristi Perrine, Director of Accounting and Administrative Services who leads a five-person team at SFE, said not having the prior vendor deliver the level of service she knew they needed – additive to the technology – was hindering their drive for efficiency.

"Given the nature of our business, we constantly need to add people quickly when we are awarded new contracts," said Perrine.  "But when we called for help, it was a daily struggle in working with the prior vendor because there was no commitment to service.  So the technology never really worked the way we were promised that it would."

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