Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 9:22am Updated: Thu, 04/15/2021 - 7:57am
**NOTE: School staff must be available to receive USDA Foods deliveries from their state contracted warehouse at all times including adverse weather conditions, school breaks/holidays, recess or other inopportune times.

1. School staff must always available to receive deliveries even during inopportune times such as school/holiday breaks, recess, lunch, etc.

2. School staff must Inspect, Verify, and Accept ALL Deliveries. Schools should follow these steps:

Inspect Your Delivery and Bill of Lading (BOL)
Verify that your delivery contains the correct items and amounts.
Accept the order and sign the BOL

3. Get to know your warehouse personnel and driver.

4. Forecast and plan in advance to schedule deliveries accordingly around school breaks and closures to avoid missed deliveries.