16 Results for "Foodservice Supply Chain"


Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration Model (OCM): Relationship Pyramid

Over the course of 2014, more than 30 leading chains and IFMA members, in conjunction with The Partnering Group (TPG), worked to develop a best practice model in manufacturer/chain collaboration called the Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration Model (OCM). In our third installment of the OCM Process, learn about the structural cornerstone of the OCM: the Relationship Pyramid.

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Posted by IFMA January 30, 2015
Tagged in: COEX, Discover, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain, Operator Collaboration

Review of 2014 Foodservice "State of the Industry" Report

Leaders of IFMA, the NRA and IFDA delivered a SWOT analysis during their Foodservice "State of the Industry" Report, presented at the 2014 Presidents Conference. Their findings? The industry grew in 2014 and significant opportunities exist to increase consumer demand in 2015. Substantial savings opportunities can also be gained through more efficient supply chains this year. Learn how industry-wide collaboration is expected to continue contributing to increased foodservice sales and profitability in 2015.

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Posted by IFMA January 20, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Supply Chain, Foodservice Category Management, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration

Operators on Driving Consumer Demand

Consumers have become more knowledgeable about the food they eat, and are increasingly interested in doing business with companies in all industries, including foodservice, who share their values and are part of their community. They also care a great deal about experiences and value. Therefore, creating demand in the future will still be about the basics of food, service, and cleanliness, but will increasingly be about experiences and choices.

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Posted by IFMA July 18, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Optimize, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Foodservice Supply Chain

UniPro Foodservice Announces the Appointment of Robert Stewart as CEO

Atlanta, GA (October 23, 2015) - Bruce Kern II, President of C.A. Curtze Food Service of Erie, PA and Chairman of the Board of UniPro Foodservice, Inc., announced the appointment of Robert Stewart as UniPro’s CEO. The announcement was made last week to its membership at UniPro’s Fall Purchasing Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. Stewart joined UniPro in 2014 as the company’s COO and has been serving as interim CEO since April 2015. 

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Posted by UniPro Foodservice October 23, 2015
Tagged in: Foodservice Leaders, Distributors, Foodservice Supply Chain

Your Function is Your Job, Your Purpose is Your Customer

Vince Crew, expert on facilitating business transformation, shares his tips on how you can make yourself indispensable to your customer. Find out more and hear him speak in person at Presidents Conference 2013.  

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Posted by Vince Crew, Founder, REACH Development Services August 19, 2013
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Presidents Conference, Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Discover, Foodservice Supply Chain