We keep our fingers on the pulse by exploring trends and innovations that have impact on the businesses of our customers across the globe.
In this edition: restaurant industry & menu trends, analytics applications help foodservice, packaging trends & innovations, celebrating corrugated, optimizing inventory, and recycling rates up across the board.
Jocelyne Ehret, Director, Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions, talks to Manufacturing Today Europe about the three common myths relating to packaging that perpetuate confusion and misunderstanding of packaging’s primary function.
Leveraging the results of the 2012 and 2013 State of the Foodservice Supply Chain study, its deep industry knowledge and experience managing some of the world’s largest quick service restaurant (QSR) supply chains, HGS, with Technomic, developed the only supply chain maturity model focused exclusively on the foodservice industry, the HAVI Global Solutions Foodservice Supply Chain Maturity Model. The Model provides a framework to chart the progression of restaurant supply chains from rudimentary, insular functions lacking process formality and visibility to highly integrated, adaptive business units that help drive sales, deliver strategic insight and create shared value.