84 Results for "Presidents Conference"


A Holistic Approach to Supply Chain—Integrating Sourcing, Spend Analytics and Supply Chain Management

Modern technology has in some ways complicated supply chain management, but it also holds tremendous potential to optimize it via big data. With the right analytics systems in place, supply chains can be made more nimble and resilient, as well as generate cost-savings and revenue opportunities, particularly when integrated with other departments like marketing.

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Posted by IFMA May 21, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Supply Chain Partners

Geopolitical Trends the Food Industry Cannot Afford to Ignore

In his presentation at Presidents Conference, to be held in Scottsdale, AZ this Nov. 1-4, Dr. George Friedman will explain how in the long view, history is seen as a series of events; however, the course of these events is determined by individuals and their actions. During the next five years, individual leaders will face significant transitions for their nations.

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Posted by IFMA July 30, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders

Geopolitics & The Next Five Years

George Friedman, renowned authority and author of "The Next 100 Years," offered a packed Presidents Conference 2015 audience insights on how global geopolitical dynamics will impact the food system and the foodservice industry over the next five years. Mr. Friedman was a keynote speaker at the event held in Scottsdale, AZ in November.

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Posted by December 01, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Executive Summaries, Leadership

The Changing Foodservice Consumer — The 360° View

Consumers’ food-related tastes and preferences are constantly evolving. What will the foodservice consumer look like in 2020? An overarching theme of the future is a more personal relationship with food. Datassential's Jack Li provided a host of insights on these foodservice consumer trends during his presentation offered at IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 last November.

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Posted by IFMA February 01, 2016
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Insights, Executive Summaries, Leadership

Operators & Manufacturers Rethinking Supplier Relationships

Today's global economy is causing a dynamic shift in the way foodservice operators and the entire supply chain respond to menu development. According to Dave Donnan, partner, A.T. Kearney, foodservice operators are more focused than ever on harnessing strategic relationships with foodservice manufacturers and manufacturers with their suppliers.

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Posted by IFMA August 26, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Optimize, Supply Chain Partners