16 Results for "Foodservice Supply Chain"


2014 Distributor Award Winners Announced!

IFMA announced the winners of the 8th Annual Distributor Awards. The prestigious awards acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. The winners will be celebrated at Presidents Conference on Nov. 2-5, 2014, co-hosted by IFMA and The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA).

"This year's Distributor Award recipients are among the best in the business and we are proud to honor them." Click to read more. 

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Posted by IFMA September 22, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distributors, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Connect, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain

Category Business Planning Served Well by both Full Plate™ and Sysco Processes

Two powerful schools of thought converged at IFMA's 2020 Strategic Issues Series (SIS) in October 2014, to address the significance of foodservice category business planning. SIS attendees learned about the similarities between the IFMA and TPG Full Plate™ best practice framework and Sysco processes, as both offer a step-by-step approach to building and executing category plans.

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Posted by IFMA December 02, 2014
Tagged in: Industry Research, Channel Partners, Distributors, Strategic Issues Series, Foodservice Supply Chain, Foodservice Category Management, Foodservice Category Management Training, Foodservice Category Management Certification

Do You Have WIIFW Partnerships With Your Suppliers?

Kate Vitasek shared the Vested® model, of deep collaboration, developed at the University of Tennessee during Presidents Conference 2013. Vested is a mindset of focusing on what's in it for "we" instead of what's in it for me; is a methodology and rules; and is a movement where companies play a different game by adopting new habits and business models.

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Posted by IFMA June 19, 2014
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distributors, Optimize, Discover, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain

Operators Design a COEX to Tackle the New Complexities in Foodservice

COEX 2014, March 2-5, will deliver breakthrough best practices for collaboration between operators and manufacturers. The 3-day insights-driven and networking event created by operators will aid partners in speaking the same language, thus enabling the co-creation of demand to reach the ultimate target: the consumer.

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Posted by November 20, 2013
Tagged in: COEX, Consumer Planning, Channel Partners, Distributors, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain

Operators on Driving Supply Chain Efficiency

The foodservice supply chain matured over the past decade, with increased use of technology, more data, and improved collaboration. We asked operators to weigh in on how this has effected them.

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Posted by August 13, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Optimize, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Foodservice Supply Chain