SCA Technologies to Share Best Practices for Managing Margins at Food Chain Summit


PITTSBURGH – October 8, 2013 – SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and cost management solutions is teaming with a food industry leader to speak about best practices for improving margins at the Food Chain Summit on October 8-9 in Phoenix.

The 4th annual Food Chain Summit offers a peer-to-peer networking environment for top-level executives in supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing, finance and related fields within the food industry. The conference features speakers from Starbuck’s, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Kraft, PepsiCo and others.

SCA Technologies & a guest speaker will discuss best practices for Managing Growth and Maintaining Margins amid Intense Competition and Volatility. The session will cover:

  • Using improved visibility and predictive analytics to reduce risk and manage market and commodity volatility
  • Managing sourcing with increasing promotions and new products
  • Managing the timing and impact of pricing changes

“Now, more than ever, food companies must drive continuous supply chain improvement despite volatility and complexity,” said Vishy Visweswaran, CTO of SCA Technologies. “I am thrilled to share the stage and explain proven techniques to help maximize margins and gain a lasting competitive advantage,” he continued.

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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