OSI Industries’ story

Introduction

OSI Industries is one of the leading meat processors in the world. The firm was started by a German Immigrant by the name of Otto Kolschowsky As a small butchery in the neighborhood. Ever since OSI Industries has gone through a series of changes, and upgrades to become a global entity across the globe. With a presence in about seventeen countries, the enterprise has managed to create over twenty thousand employment opportunities in the sixty-seven facilities around the world. As of 2016, Forbes magazine estimated the net worth of the business venture to be about six billion dollars, making it one of the greatest privately owned business entity in the country.

But how did the company manage to be successful?

The success of the venture lies in the staff and the management at large. At the helm of the firm is Mr McDonald, who has been with OSI Industries for three decades now. Immediately after his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University, where he specialized in Animal Science, he was employed by the organization as a junior staff member. He has risen through the ranks learning and implementing the vision and the traditions of the business venture.

Additionally, the most crucial aspect of OSI Industries is treating its employees with the respect they deserve. Handling the staff well and paying them as per the best known international standards gives them the motivation they deserve. A happy employee equals to a happy and satisfied customer. Therefore, the organization has maximized on this virtue. When talking about the success of the company, Mr McDonald likes saying that at OSI Industries, the customer and the employees are one big family.

Since the inception of the company, many years down the line, the vision and the mission has never changed. However, the relentless push to provide quality products in the shortest time possible has drastically improved, thanks to technology and better transportation infrastructure. Furthermore, the company is trying to diversify its products and incorporate more choices for its global customers to choose from. The industry has continued to expand faster by bringing other partners on board. The partners/branches are strategically located in various continents to provide their goods and services in the shortest time possible.

Last but not least, to make sure that they are ever ahead of the competitor, the company has created innovation centers, where the feedback of the customers is taken and used to improve on their products.