Purchasing Cooperative for Dunkin’ Joins Leading Foodservice Cloud Platform for Supply Chain Intelligence
CHICAGO – September 28, 2023 – ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), the leading foodservice cloud platform for supply chain intelligence, is pleased to announce its newest customer, National DCP, LLC (“NDCP”), a $3 billion purchasing cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’. NDCP has chosen ArrowStream’s cutting-edge solutions to enhance and optimize its supply chain operations among ArrowStream’s network of over 275 chain operators across 105,000 restaurant locations, 1,300 distribution locations and 10,000 manufacturers.
With an extensive network across nine distribution centers and a commitment to serving over 10,000 quick-service restaurants across the United States, NDCP recognizes the need for robust supply chain management to ensure seamless operations and increased efficiency. ArrowStream’s renowned expertise in providing data-driven solutions made it the natural choice for NDCP.
“We’re thrilled to partner with ArrowStream, which is critical in us advancing our vision to deliver scalable supply chain services and continuing to bring extraordinary value to our customers,” said Liz Longstreet Darr, EVP of Strategic Sourcing at NDCP. “ArrowStream Central’s Contract Management solution, Supplier Pricing Portal, and real-time reporting and data visualization will allow our team to be more efficient and accurate, with more time spent delivering innovative solutions. ArrowStream not only supports our strategic goals, but their team has been instrumental in helping us to re-design processes, so that our technology and processes are aligned to optimally support the business. We can’t wait to see what this partnership brings.”
ArrowStream’s platform offers a comprehensive suite of supply chain management tools, leveraging advanced analytics, real-time data, and industry best practices. Their state-of-the-art solutions enable companies like NDCP to gain better visibility into their supply chain, identify cost-saving opportunities, minimize disruptions, and make data-backed decisions to improve overall efficiency.
“Streamlining NDCP’s contracted price management process and integrating with their ERP system is going to be a huge win, but we are also excited to have NDCP leverage our powerful spend and inventory analytics, as well as run RFPs directly from our platform,” said Marc Larson, VP of Sales at ArrowStream. “We’re confident our solutions will be instrumental in helping them achieve their objectives and maintain their position as an industry leader.”
ArrowStream provides innovation and supply chain software solutions specific to the foodservice industry. By leveraging advanced analytics, ArrowStream enables foodservice operators to streamline their procurement processes, enhance product quality control, and reduce overall supply chain costs. This is why companies like Brinker International, P.F. Chang’s, and Delaware North, among others, employ ArrowStream to enhance their supply chain procedures.
Contact an ArrowStream supply chain expert today to find out how ArrowStream can elevate your supply chain management.
ArrowStream, a Buyers Edge company, is the leading foodservice cloud platform for supply chain intelligence, with over 1,300 distribution locations, 10,500 manufacturers, and 275 leading brands across 105,000 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.
About National DCP
National DCP, LLC (NDCP), a global provider of innovative supply chain solutions for the foodservice industry, currently serves over 10,000 quick service restaurants in the U.S. and distributes products to more than 40 countries. The company’s expertise includes strategic sourcing of food and non-food items, distribution, manufacturing, business services, supply chain and full visibility, traceability, continuity, and sustainability of supply. Each year, its extensive distribution network makes 700,000+ deliveries of over 86+ million cases, driving more than 30 million miles. Innovative practices with strategic sourcing, inventory, warehousing, transportation, and program management have allowed NDCP to generate more than $1.3 billion in cumulative savings for customers. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, NDCP has over 1,800 employees nationwide at its nine distribution centers and 30+ logistics hubs. The company has been recognized with Food Logistics Rock Stars of the Supply Chain designations in 2017-2022, honored as Dunkin’ Brands Partner of the Year in 2012, 2016 and 2021 and made the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 List. For more information, visit www.nationaldcp.com
Joe Ferrell: JFerrell@ArrowStream.com