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Benefits of a Foodservice Operator Partnering with Buyers Edge Platform

Foodservice operators make up a critical part of the supply chain. Think about it – you use manufacturer products in a variety of different ways throughout your operation. You are the end of the chain destination where customers purchase the final goods. Without operators like you, manufacturers and distributors would be sitting on mountains of unused product. But, how do you know what products to use and if you are getting a good price? How do you identify the right suppliers for your operation’s unique needs? The answer is by partnering with a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). A GPO is an entity that is created to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members. Help In Every Area of Your Operation Foodservice operations include more than just a back-of-house. You have areas such as

Technology

Technology Over Tradition: Why Restaurants Should Automate As Much As They Can

In a world of technological marvels such as automated virtual assistants, self-driving vehicles, and drone delivery, why would anyone want to manually run their restaurant the old fashioned way? If you haven’t already, it’s time to adapt to a more digital world and take what once were manual processes and turn them into a more streamlined way of operating. There are many different areas of your restaurant where technology can be adopted to make the workload on your staff a lot lighter and easier. From the back-of-house to the front-of-house, technology is the answer to creating a more efficient environment. When candidates see that your restaurant uses different technology solutions throughout the operation, it lets them know you’re prioritizing technology over traditional ways of operating, making things quicker and easier for them. Using technology could make your restaurant stand out from others, be the deciding factor for foodservice workers applying

From Fresh Concepts: Having Access to Up-To-Date Commodity Insights Can Impact an Operators Bottom Line

Improve Your Bottom Line with Access to Up-To-Date Commodity Insights Food prices continue to rise as supply and demand challenges persist throughout the supply chain. These days, food costs are one of a restaurants’ biggest concerns. Operators are scrambling to pivot to profits and are challenged with offsetting high food costs without effecting the quality of their menu. Let’s look at how having access to up-to-date commodity insights can improve your purchasing and your bottom line. Menu Promotions Can Be Impacted Foodservice operators often schedule promotions months in advance to prepare for the marketing and training component as part of a produce promotion or new menu rollout. Those plans are often made before the vegetables or fruit that are needed for the promotion are even planted. Weather conditions also play a huge role in the planning of a new promotion. For example, the fruit on a tree may suffer a

Supply Chain

Take Control of the Supply Chain with the Help of Technology

Technology is evolving and changing the way operators run their business. It is the solution to many challenges within the foodservice industry and has unlocked several doors to help streamline operations, make data actionable, and bring transparency into purchasing. As we all know, the supply chain is undergoing a crisis that is affecting foodservice operators across the country, with no relief in sight. These challenges seem impossible to control but are easy to navigate when you take advantage of technology. From product shortages and equipment delays to rotten food and inflation, restore hope and alleviate the hardships of your operation with the help of technology. By utilizing data and technology, you can navigate the supply chain and make better business decisions for your operation right at the tips of your fingers. Streamline Your Operation You deliver competitive advantage when you implement technology into your restaurant operation. You give your employees