Whether you operate 15 or 5,000 outlets, fulfilling customers’ expectations in an environment of changing preferences is challenging. When dining in a restaurant, cafeteria, hotel, ballpark or other foodservice outlet, today’s consumers care more about where there food comes from than ever before, desiring freshness, quality, and transparency. All the while you have to manage for increasing costs of food, supplies and equipment.
With so many moving pieces to keep track of, tools that improve visibility and control over the supply chain provide some of the largest areas of opportunity for operators today. Streamlining trading partner communications, improving price and purchasing compliance and simplifying the dissemination of product information frees up time spent on non-productive activities and allows you to focus on driving sales and meeting customer demand.
iTradeNetwork is the industry standard for procurement, delivering cloud-based solutions that simplify supply chain functions. For food and beverage operators, that means collaborating with all of your suppliers and stores/franchises from a single platform. Built upon a foundation of synchronized catalog data across 5,000+ trading partners, iTrade solutions improve visibility over food sourcing and procurement and simplify supplier collaboration.
Collaborate with all of your suppliers on a single platform. Transact, edit, and confirm orders in real-time and gain visibility into order statuses, accuracy, and timeliness.
Make smarter sourcing decisions with a real-time view into all of your orders, and generate orders from on-hand quantities to maintain optimal inventory.
Gain oversight and control over unit-level purchasing, ensuring on-contract spend and compliance.
Careful and regular monitoring of contracts and rebates can be a complex, time-consuming and costly process. iTrade helps you electronically manage contract pricing and rebates.
Synchronize data between systems in real-time to ensure that stores have access to the latest product, pricing and nutritional information.
Master Data Services
MDS / GDSN Data Pool – Certified GDSN data pool supports industry standards and simplifies exchanging GS1 data via the GS1 Global Registry®.
CaRMA – Collaborative contract and rebate management system designed to provide real-time visibility and a single version of the truth for creating, negotiating and approving contract programs and terms.
Branded Procurement (BP) – Branded Procurement is your customized eCommerce solution, offering a wide range of modules to enhance your customers’ online ordering experience.
Data Management – Initial and ongoing supplier data alignment, validation and cleansing
Inventory – Prevent out of stock, minimize overstocking, and improve logistical efficiency.
Contracts – Manage and communicate contract pricing across your supply chain, with modules for Product and Trading Partner Information & Contract Pricing.
iTradeNetwork is the industry standard for procurement, delivering cloud-based solutions that simplify supply chain functions. For food and beverage operators, that means collaborating with all of your suppliers and stores/franchises from a single platform. Built upon a foundation of synchronized catalog data across 5,000 trading partners, iTrade solutions improve visibility over sourcing and procurement and simplify supplier collaboration.
“Since we’ve been using Spend Management, we’ve learned new ways to analyze and collect spend data. We are looking forward to really digging into the functionality of this application to help us better manage a more efficient supply chain.”
These top operators use iTradeNetwork to better serve their customers at restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, ballparks, and more.
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