Church’s Chicken Renews Software-as-a-Service License with ArrowStream, Inc.
Chicago, IL-January 30, 2014 – ArrowStream, Inc., (“ArrowStream”) a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) supply chain management technology, announced that Church’s Chicken, a highly recognized brand name in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector, renewed its SaaS license agreement to continue utilizing ArrowStream OnDemand, a visibility and predictability software solution.
Church’s Chicken will continue to utilize OnDemand to provide an integrated, comprehensive management solution for its supply chain team. OnDemand combines transactional visibility to purchase orders, inventories, and spend across Church’s Chicken supply chain with a suite of components that enable efficient administration of contracts, timely price verification, and flexible reporting across the system. “Over the course of our relationship, ArrowStream has demonstrated a deep understanding of our supply chain and has considerably influenced our day-to-day operations with the OnDemand solution,” said Barry Barnett, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Purchasing at Church’s Chicken.
Barnett continued to say, “When it came time to re-evaluate our supply chain software needs and decide whether we should build vs. buy, ArrowStream’s flexibility, willingness to work closely with us, and understanding our system needs, made the decision to continue to outsource very easy.”
Church’s Chicken is expanding its existing license to add new components. These additional components will enable Church’s Chicken to further integrate with manufacturers and distributor partners, ensuring seamless, efficient operations throughout the supply chain.
“We are excited to take advantage of the new software that ArrowStream has brought to market, particularly in how we approach the management of promotions and price verification for our restaurants,” said Barnett. “Implementation of these new components will have a significant impact on our approach to the supply chain by engineering and solving problems on the front-end and allowing us to quickly and efficiently manage our flow of inventory in the various points of distribution.”
“Church’s Chicken was one of our first customers when the business started over a decade ago and has consistently served as a market leader in adopting revolutionary supply chain technology,” said Steve Long, Vice President and General Manager of Technology Services at ArrowStream. “We are honored to continue our partnership and provide Church’s Chicken with our results-proven software solutions.”
About Church’s Chicken
Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952, Church’s Chicken® is a highly recognized brand name in the Quick Service Restaurant sector and is one of the largest quick service chicken concepts in the world. Church’s serves up a rich tradition of gracious Southern hospitality and freshly prepared, high quality, authentic Southern-style fare, to help people provide affordable, complete meals for their families. Church’s menu includes flavorful chicken both Original and Spicy, Tender Strips™ and chicken sandwiches with classic sides and hand-made from scratch biscuits. The Church’s system consists of more than 1700 locations in 23 countries and system-wide sales of $1.2 billion.
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