Hold the Rye: Promos Leave Restaurant Supply Chains Stretched

Posted by IFMA November 14, 2017

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Wall Street Journal features IFMA’s Supply Chain Optimization 

IFMA’s Supply Chain Optimization best practice initiative has the captured national attention. Along with Kinetic12, HAVI and Datassential, 50 organizations representing manufacturers, distributors and operators have come together to tackle the supply chain challenges facing our industry.  

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Supply Chain Integration: Enabling Supply Chain Growth

Supply Chain Management Review’s contributing editor, Eric Pfeiffer, wrote about the steps to success in achieving supply chain integration and the importance of the work being done by the IFMA Supply Chain Optimization board. 

Refine the Definition of Foodservice Supply Chain Optimization

On April 20th, representatives from the 50 member organizations of IFMA’s Supply Chain Optimization (SCO) development board gathered in Chicago for the second of four in-person meetings. The development board continues to progress in developing a best practice framework and model that will be used by the operator, manufacturer and distribution communities in creating a more efficient and effective supply chain.

Foodservice Industry Collaboration Drives Supply Chain Transformation

IFMA in partnership with Kinetic12, HAVI and Datassential are orchestrating a Supply Chain Optimization (SCO) initiative that is the first of its kind in the foodservice industry. Forbes contributing editor, Kate Vitasek, wrote about the progress of the effort and the impact this new best practice can have on the foodservice industry. 

Foodservice Associations and their Members Rally Around Supply Chain Optimization Best Practices

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 ...