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ArrowStream Awarded ARCOP’s Red Hat 2020 Technology Supplier of the Year
Chicago, IL – February 9, 2021 – ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), the leader in end-to-end supply chain management software for the foodservice industry, was honored by ARCOP, Arby’s Supply Chain Cooperative, with their Red Hat Technology Supplier of the Year award. The Red Hat Award recognizes suppliers and distributors for their outstanding performance and superior levels of service and support to the Arby’s system.
“This is one of our most coveted supplier awards and we’re proud to present it to ArrowStream this year,” said Matt Cosson, SVP of Procurement and Logistics at ARCOP. “ArrowStream was an integral part of keeping our distributors and suppliers tied into our inventory and product needs so that restaurants could remain open in 2020. ArrowStream’s technology, speed of data and visibility helped to allow ARCOP to maintain supply chain continuity during unprecedented times.”
ArrowStream strives to adhere to ARCOP’s values of quality, innovation, and integrity while providing the highest level of customer service to the Arby’s brand through its philosophy and technology solutions. Leveraging a single, industry-wide data platform provides teams unmatched levels of transparency, control, actionable insight and collaboration while connecting over 250 restaurant chains, 1,000 distributor locations and 8,000 suppliers.
“Having worked with ARCOP for over two years, we are excited and grateful to receive such a special testament to our efforts and the industry vision that we’ve had here at ArrowStream. We have great alignment with ARCOP, and this recognition reflects the same remarkable level of alignment that we have built across our family of customers,” said Jeff Dorr, President of ArrowStream.
Using ArrowStream’s supply chain technology allows ARCOP to address mission-critical challenges with contracted spend compliance, supply monitoring, and brand protection across its supply chain.
“ArrowStream’s platform strategy, innovation and engagement with their customers exemplify what a technology company should offer,” Cosson continued. “ARCOP looks forward to being part of ArrowStream’s future development and growth.”
“We are thrilled to receive the Red Hat recognition,” said Michelle Clark, Director of Account Management at ArrowStream. “We are also excited to continue innovating, as we introduce new and enhanced solutions in supplier and distributor inventory visibility, product and service quality control, strategic sourcing, real-time freight tracking and supplier management that can be leveraged by all partners in foodservice.”
For restaurant chain operators, foodservice suppliers and distributors looking to improve their supply chain operations and partner collaboration, please contact ArrowStream at www.arrowstream.com/demo.
ARCOP, Inc. (www.arcop.net) is Arby's (www.arbys.com) independent, membership-based supply chain cooperative. ARCOP is responsible for securing, supplying and distributing a wide range of goods and services for Arby's restaurants. ARCOP has governance oversight from an elected Board of Trustees representing Arby's franchisees and Arby's corporate. ARCOP utilizes the combined purchasing power of nearly 3,400 Arby's restaurants in the U.S. (annual spend is $1.4 billion) for goods and services that include perishable (food, beverage) and disposable items. In addition, ARCOP focuses on securing competitive contracts for indirect products and services, such as kitchen equipment, smallwares, parts, distributor/freight programs, building assets, menuboards, signs and energy.
ArrowStream is the leader in end-to-end supply chain management software for the foodservice industry, helping clients capitalize on data to improve their business. ArrowStream serves thousands of chain restaurant operators, distributors and suppliers with a single integrated network of applications and industry data, providing unmatched levels of transparency, control and actionable insight to protect their clients’ brands, mitigate risks and optimize profitability. For more information, visit www.arrowstream.com.
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