PITTSBURGH – March 18, 2014 – SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and cost management solutions, announced its sponsorship of the National Restaurant Association’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group spring meeting scheduled for May 15 and 16, 2014. This meeting will be held in Chicago in conjunction with NRA 2014, a globally-recognized food industry conference.
As the largest foodservice trade association in the world, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) supports nearly 500,000 restaurant businesses. The NRA’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group examines emerging issues that affect restaurants, their suppliers and food served to guests. Since its inception, the Supply Chain Management group has focused on promoting dialogue and providing knowledge on the increasing cost of commodity and wholesale food prices, sourcing of ingredients and traceability of products for its members.
SCA Technologies helps restaurant chains overcome supply chain challenges and improve margins by optimizing sourcing and supply planning. By working with SCA to increase visibility, reduce risk and manage volatility foodservice providers can:
- reduce supply chain costs
- enjoy more accurate, and more timely, food and paper cost projections
- ensure profitable supply for limited time offers and promotions.
Attendees at NRA’s international foodservice marketplace include representatives from 94% of the Top 100 restaurant chains. NRA 2014 involves 2,000+ exhibitors, 62,000 foodservice professionals, 80+ education sessions, celebrity chefs and special events. For more information on the spring meeting of the Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group visit www.restaurant.org.
About SCA Technologies
SCA Technologies provides supply chain and cost management solutions that help food industry leaders maximize profits by better managing market, supply and demand volatility. Supply chain, procurement, and finance professionals use the unique cross-functional approach of the SCA Planner™ suite to make better decisions for billions in category spend each year. With this increased visibility they can finally evaluate market alternatives in a coordinated manner and respond quickly to changes, leading to an average reduction in the cost of goods sold by 3-5% on an annual basis. Learn more about our innovative, cloud-based solutions for the extended value chain at