Chicago, IL – September 15, 2015 – ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), a Software-as-a-Service provider for supply chain organizations, announced today the successful conclusion of its 2015 Executive Summit, hosted for ArrowStream customers and other supply chain professionals in the foodservice industry.
An exclusive group of 30 executives from companies that included US Foods, Corner Bakery Cafe, and CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. among others, came together for a conference focused on technology innovation, supply-chain collaboration and best-practice sharing. The event provided a unique opportunity for corporate restaurant operators and foodservice distributors to openly discuss challenges, solutions and ways to improve partnerships at all levels of the supply chain.
“I attend various conferences throughout the year and found this investment of time to be the best return. The focus on direct interactions between seasoned pros, speakers and colleagues was fantastic,” said Eric Sheen, CEO at Restaurant Partners Procurement. “I came away with new connections and information to improve our brand and client impact.”
“The insights I gained will help me take our business to another level. I felt it was an extremely beneficial and I am excited to be part of the continuing conversations with my industry peers on finding ways to better meet our common business challenges,” said Tracy Hoger, Director of Global Sourcing at Jamba Juice.
John Caltagirone, Founder and Director of Loyola University Chicago’s Supply and Value Chain Center and MBA professor, kicked off the event with a keynote presentation on pertinent industry trends and how supply chain professionals need to prepare for the future. Attendees then participated in peer-to-peer networking sessions and benefited from knowledge-sharing through both ArrowStream-led and customer-led presentations. Topics ranged from market challenges and inbound logistics opportunities to international expansion and managing new supply chain technologies.
“Hosting this Executive Summit shows our continued dedication to advancing the supply chain through collaboration and partnerships with our customers,” said Frank Morgiewicz, CEO at ArrowStream. “We couldn’t be happier with the results of this event and are excited to help our customers to continue to drive impactful business decisions within their organizations.”
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