The intention of starting a business differ from one entrepreneur to another. For Otto, he only wanted to provide for his family. He had learned the art of being a butcher from his father and decided to open a joint in Chicago, which was the mecca of the meatpacking industry. Eventually, his sons joined him which led to the birth of Otto & Sons.
Stars shone on the family when they finally learned about Sheldon Lavin’s consultancy business. They approached him with an offer to finance and expand the business. Their strategy was practical and had hope. With the help of Lavin, Otto & Sons grew its plant and eventually grew up to a multinational firm. After the father retired and Lavin took over as a partner. His era has been nothing but magnificent for OSI Group.
OSI Group became well-known as the leading provider of the best poultry and meat. McDonald’s was among the biggest beneficiary of OSI’s growth. They soon made OSI primary supplier of McDonald’s. To see that McDonald’s got enough supply they dedicated a plant specifically for them. This contract has lasted for more than two decades.
OSI Group’ one strategy of growing has been the acquisition of property. Its global presence and 6.1 billion sales led to its ranking as position 58 of private companies with high sales by Forbes. The firm is currently serving 16 countries and has over 65 locations.
OSI Group is currently enjoying certain success in China. David McDonald, President, and Chairman of OSI say that the great reception has been from the long time they have been in the market. The time has given OSI a time to interact and understand the China market.
OSI Industry is cautious with the products they offer their customers. They have a solid team that inspects their meat to see that it is healthy for consumption. OSI is also very selective when it comes to their suppliers. Regular audits are also carried to see that their good for their role.
OSI Group has been in the industry for a century now. They only get better at their game. Sheldon Lavin and his team promise nothing less than continued quality service to their customers.