5 Results for "Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration"


Key Themes in Effective Foodservice Operator / Manufacturer Collaboration

Effective collaboration in the foodservice industry takes close communication that focuses on keeping partners abreast of the information they need. It takes understanding, to see the business needs and incentives of all parties. And it requires trust, a belief that the other party will make good on its promises. At IFMA COEX 2015, three panels focused on the importance of collaboration between operators and foodservice manufacturers: Collaboration in Culinary, Collaboration in Marketing and Collaboration in Supply Chain/Operations.

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Tagged in: COEX, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration, Insights, Marketing, Executive Summaries, Supply Chain, Culinary

Menu Labeling Guidance for Small Entities

The FDA recently released a menu labeling Small Entity Compliance Guide. The guidance provides answers to what may be burning questions from operators considered small entities - which means they are "independently owned and operated and not dominant in its field of operation." 

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Posted by FaegreBD Consulting April 23, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Washington Insights, Manufacturer Members, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration

Executive Summary: Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration Model

IFMA's Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum (MSLF) takes place annually around the first week of August and provides powerful new insights needed to drive new opportunities. One of the new programs discussed at last year's conference included IFMA's Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration Model (OCM). Learn more about how the OCM program was presented, as well as how it has evolved since last year's MSLF Conference.  

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Posted by IFMA March 05, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration, OCM, Operator Collaboration Model Training

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

Increase collaboration with your channel partners

IFMA's Small/MidSized Business (SMB) Committee hosts a monthly 1-hour for the SMB community of IFMA members. In this recorded call learn from Tim Hand how to increase collaboration with your channel partners

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Posted by IFMA April 20, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration