The foodservice supply chain matured over the past decade, with increased use of technology, more data, and improved collaboration. But there is still a long way to go. Operators are dealing with supply chain challenges that include volatile commodity pricing, increased use of LTOs, and a need for greater sustainability. Operators want even closer collaboration with suppliers. They want more insights from suppliers, fewer and more strategic relationships, greater supply chain visibility, and deeper collaboration. They want to simplify their complex supply chains and want to leverage their supply chains to drive top-line growth.
- Supply chains have made progress during a turbulent past decade, a lot remains to be done.
- Supply chain leaders still face numerous issues.
- Suppliers and industry experts can add value to operators through collaboration and insights.
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