Technology in Grocery

How to leverage supply chain management and technology as a strategy for smarter category decision-making. As volatile as the food industry is, it still relies on a steadfast dedication to the structure that keeps each moving part working seamlessly with the others. Behind the critical conversations between retailers and their supply partners lies a complex…

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Meeting the Needs of Tech-Savvy Consumers Requires an Equally Savvy Supply Chain

Consumers today rely on technology more than ever. According to Pew Research, 64 percent of Americans owned a smartphone in 2015. Understandably this has driven companies to increase their efforts to engage with consumers on mobile platforms. The restaurant industry exemplifies how this can change the dynamics of doing business. Most major restaurant chains, including…

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Leverage the sharing economy, so it works for your supply chain

Today, proactivity is a requirement within the supply chain world—an industry that cannot afford to be anything but opportunistic. In the sharing economy, we receive networked opportunities for business that might not exist in a different ecosystem. This network of networks has taken the supply chain world by storm, encouraging companies to leverage digital and…

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3 New Year’s resolutions to improve profitability, optimize sourcing, reduce risk

Volatility and margin pressures are here to stay, but with restaurant industry leaders granted the proverbial ‘clean slate’ in 2017, it is imperative to make New Year’s Resolutions that will ultimately improve profitability, optimize sourcing and reduce risk. All restaurant brands need to make sure they have a strong supply chain and a well-developed risk…

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Harness the Power of the Consumer Experience

As we look into the future of the industry, we see many indicators of what will help or hinder both convenience store business leaders and retail grocers alike … Read the whole article at RefrigeratedFrozenFood.com

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SCA Technologies Named to Food Logistics’ 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named SCA Technologies to its 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. The FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products are critical…

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3 lessons restaurants can learn from Amazon’s supply chain strategy

Today’s consumer is more discerning than ever, relying on technology to surround him or herself with only the people, brands and companies he or she chooses and turning away from the rest. This ultimately points to the growing importance of technology in business. As documented by Pew Research, smartphones dominated the technology scene with 64 percent of…

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Foodservice Industry Embraces Supply Chain Management Software

Management software has been well established in the foodservice industry, but it does not typically include supply chain management. As restaurant operators become more cognizant of the need to manage their supply chains, many are beginning to embrace supply chain management software. Ric Scicchitano, executive vice president of food and supply chain at Corner Bakery…

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Supply Chain Sustainability Takes Root

Whether the motive is saving the environment or saving money, companies are embracing supply chain sustainability from the ground up. Sustainability is rising. Born out of global concern over climate change, on April 22, 2016, a record 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement, voluntarily pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Businesses are paying attention.…

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