Congratulations

Lastly, we want to congratulate the National DCP, Dunkin’ franchisee-owned supply cooperative on its #28 ranking on this year’s Information Week Elite 100, a listing of the top business innovators in the U.S.  It was a finalist in the Collaboration and Innovation in Cloud Technology award categories and was also recognized for its Project Freshstart,…

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Dunkin’ Doings

Soon enough, you’ll be able to enjoy a cool (or hot!) Dunkin’ beverage after ‘hanging ten’ off the beach at Waikiki as Dunkin announced a development agreement for some 15 new stores to be developed on 4 of the Hawaiian Islands Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii.  The first of the new…

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With Our Condolences

DDIFO was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dunkin’ Franchise owner Manoj Reddy.  Manoj, who would have turned 46 years of age next week, was just recently elected to serve as Chairman of the National DCP Board of Directors.  Our sympathies and prayers go out to his family.

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National DCP Unveils New Initiatives

The United States Postal Service has always been known for making deliveries no matter the weather. In recent years, Fed-Ex and UPS made seven-day-a-week deliveries commonplace. Now, the National DCP wants to transform the delivery system that serves Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners into a 24/7 operation. The program, called route optimization, is one of two…

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Membership Renewals This Month

DDIFO will be processing our membership investment renewals this month and asks members to keep an eye out for the notice that will be coming within the week.  National DCP will work in conjunction with us to facilitate a smooth membership renewal and they will be advising members as well when the dues payment transfer…

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National Conference in Atlantic City: Why it Matters

It’s been called “The World’s Playground,” “Queen of the Resorts,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and “Monopoly City.” Atlantic City, the iconic seaside resort and undisputed gaming capital of the east coast, is world famous for its magnificent boardwalk, glitzy casinos and storied entertainers that headline this national showplace. But “AC” is indeed “Always Turned On” in other…

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Scott Carter To Speak at National Conference

DDIFO is delighted to confirm that National DCP Chief Executive Officer Scott Carter will address the DDIFO National Conference on September 17, 2013 at Caesar’s Atlantic City.  In a conversational format, Scott will articulate his efforts and strategies for reducing costs of goods (COGs) for DD franchisees.  His hour-long conversation with franchisees will begin at…

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National DCP’s Phoenix Facility to Drive Western Expansion

The new DCP 65,000-square-foot distribution center opened in Phoenix in October and now provides food, paper and equipment supplies to more than 100 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the southwestern states, according to Kevin Bruce, CEO of National DCP. The Phoenix center is the first located west of the Mississippi and the seventh warehouse in the…

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DCP Merger Means Cost Savings

The chief executive of the new National DCP (NDCP) is not someone who makes promises easily. But, Kevin Bruce is confident of his promise that Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners will see lower prices between now and end of June—and then again at every six month interval until December 2014. “We’re confident that through our initiatives that we will reduce prices to our members for the next three years as spelled out in the agreement,” said Bruce, who noted how just saying that was such a “good feeling”.

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