Arby’s Supply Chain Cooperative Signs a Multi-Year Extension with Leading Foodservice Cloud Platform
CHICAGO – September 14, 2022 - ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), the leading foodservice cloud platform for supply chain intelligence, announced that ARCOP, Inc. – Arby’s Supply Chain Cooperative (“ARCOP”) renewed its long-term partnership with ArrowStream. ARCOP will continue to leverage ArrowStream’s supply chain visibility among a network of over 275 chain operators across 100,000 restaurant locations, 1,300 distribution locations and 10,000 manufacturers.
With franchised and company-owned Arby’s restaurants, ARCOP is a non-profit supply chain cooperative that has served Arby’s since 1978. ARCOP focuses on ensuring supply chain continuity by utilizing system volume to negotiate with suppliers and distributors to establish pricing for all restaurants.
“ArrowStream is our strategic supply chain technology partner who continues to return year-over-year value which made it an easy decision for us to renew our contract” said David Cox, President at ARCOP. “Whether checks and balances on product substitutions, price verification audits, or inventory alerting, ArrowStream’s data visibility is an integral part of our system and is leveraged by over 34 day-to-day users on our Supply Chain, Procurement and Distribution teams. They are a trusted partner who is eager to evolve and grow with us.”
Since launching its partnership with ArrowStream in 2018, ARCOP has rapidly grown to over 3,300 locations resulting in increased distribution locations, more product movement, and additional supply chain complexity making ArrowStream’s supply chain visibility more important than ever.
“ARCOP is a great customer and one that has continued to collaborate with us on our roadmap, so we are excited to see them extending their contract with us” said Jeff Dorr, President at ArrowStream. “We are always working with customers to improve our solutions that drive tangible savings throughout the supply chain. ARCOP is maximizing ArrowStream Central to ensure that they have real-time line-of-sight into their products and pricing which drives compliance, better partner collaboration, and process improvements.”
ARCOP is among a growing network of operator customers including IPC Subway, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Shake Shack, MOD Pizza, FOCUS Brands, and QDOBA Mexican Eats, among others. ArrowStream’s solutions are developed specifically for the foodservice industry and provide operators, distributors, and manufacturers with an intelligent network that drives efficiency and cost savings in an end-to-end solution for their partners.
For restaurant chain operators who want to learn more, contact ArrowStream’s expert team.
ArrowStream, a Buyers Edge company, is the leading foodservice cloud platform for supply chain intelligence, with over 1,300 distribution locations, 10,000 manufacturers, and 275 leading brands across over 100,000 restaurant locations tightly integrated into a single global network of applications and industry data. ArrowStream provides unparalleled levels of transparency, control, and actionable insight to mitigate risks, streamline operations, protect the brand, and optimize profitability. Find out more at www.arrowstream.com.
ARCOP, Inc. is a non-profit Supply Chain Cooperative for the Arby’s brand. ARCOP was formed in 1978 and is a separate company from Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), with governance oversight from an elected Board of Trustees representing Arby’s franchisees and ARG. ARCOP utilizes the combined purchasing power of nearly 3,400 Arby’s restaurants (~70% franchised) in the U.S. for goods and services that include food, packaging, beverage, capital assets, energy, service programs, freight and distribution management.
Joe Ferrell: JFerrell@ArrowStream.com