Chicago, January 12, 2017 – The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced that it will be joining forces with Kinetic12, a food industry management consulting firm, to establish and develop the first ever best practices for foodservice supply chain optimization.
How could your brand benefit from a fresh perspective on customer and employee loyalty in the digital age? As companies fight to attract and retain young talent, it is imperative to understand what motivates them and how brands can react.
More than 500 prominent foodservice leaders spanning the operator, manufacturer and distributor communities gathered the first week of November at the 54th annual IFMA Presidents Conference to discuss the critical issues impacting our industry. From digitalization to changing consumer preferences, attendees walked away from the three day conference with high-level insights and questions that will impact their companies and industry for years to come.
In order to optimize the supply chain for six brands, Rich Kamph, SVP of Global Supply Chain for FOCUS Brands, felt it was important to engage the Operator Collaboration Model with his supplier partners to develop common understanding and expectations. Read more about how his organization is adopting IFMA’s best practice model.
The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the winners of the 10th Annual Distributor Awards, which acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. Visit the Presidents Conference event page to learn how you can register for the event and show your support for the winners.
Chicago, February 22, 2017 – IFMA reported strong industry participation in efforts to develop a first ever best practice for foodservice supply chain optimization (SCO).
“Since the IFMA Industry Board formation was announced in January, more than 30 foodservice chain operators, distributors and brokers have signed on to participate,” said Larry Oberkfell, President and ...