CHICAGO, October 6, 2020 — ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), the leader in end-to-end supply chain management software for the foodservice industry, welcomes Krispy Krunchy Chicken® to its network of over 200 chain restaurant operators, 1,000 distribution center (DC) locations and 7,500 foodservice suppliers.
Krispy Krunchy Chicken®, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Alexandria, LA, is one of the fastest growing convenience store-based, quick service restaurant concepts, with over 2,500 locations across 47 U.S. states, as well as international locations in Mexico.
With a complex supply chain of nearly 50 individual DC connections and over 1,600 product SKUs, Krispy Krunchy Chicken® looked for a first-in-class solution to obtain visibility into accurate data and timely reporting. Now with ArrowStream, Krispy Krunchy Chicken’s® corporate procurement and quality assurance teams have the fully integrated, accurate data and reporting they need to scale their business.
“Data accuracy was key for us when looking for a new solution as this allows us to be proactive with our stores and find issues in a timely manner,” said Bill Rice, Senior Vice President at Krispy Krunchy Chicken®. “ArrowStream has been a vital partner, not only for accurate data, but their solutions have allowed us to grow our business without adding additional internal work or resources.”
Krispy Krunchy Chicken® implemented ArrowStream’s Contract Price Audit, Supply Chain Visibility and Quality Incident Management solutions to improve contract and inventory management, reduce non-compliant spending, identify supplier consolidation opportunities, eliminate invoice discrepancies, and track and resolve product and service issues.
ArrowStream offers Krispy Krunchy Chicken® significant cost and time savings. Corporate chain users can expect food spend savings of up to 3%, quality incidents resolved 50% faster, credit recovery increased by 20%, and an 80% reduction in time spent managing their supply chain data.
“We’re thrilled to have such a great addition to our network and now that Krispy Krunchy Chicken® is positioned with the right technology partner, we look forward to supporting their growth goals,” said Brian Tarvin, Account Director at ArrowStream. “Krispy Krunchy Chicken® is an exciting concept to add to the ArrowStream platform and they are specifically eager to roll out our Quality Incident Management solution. We are seeing more and more customers take this approach and leverage our technology to solve multiple supply chain challenges.”
Krispy Krunchy Chicken® is the latest foodservice operator to partner with ArrowStream, joining a growing list of customers, including IPC Subway, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Shake Shack, Inspire Brands, and QDOBA Mexican Eats, among others. ArrowStream’s solutions are developed specifically for the foodservice industry and also provide its operator customers help in finding suppliers and saving costs through strategic sourcing, and access to commodity intelligence to ensure supply chain teams are making the most informed purchasing decisions.
For restaurant chain operators who want to learn more, contact ArrowStream’s expert team.
Restaurant chain operators are capitalizing on their data to gain visibility into their supply chain, source smarter and strengthen food quality programs with ArrowStream. Through our global network of 1,200 distributors and 7,500 suppliers, we enable operators to streamline logistics and collaborate with their partners more efficiently. As the only end-to-end foodservice software solution built for corporate procurement and quality assurance teams, we’re proud to help over 200 of the largest chains protect their brand, optimize their supply chain and mitigate business risks. For more information, please visit www.arrowstream.com.
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