Foodbuy's Brochure

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Empower Your Procurement

As the largest foodservice procurement company in North America, we equip operators with $24+ billion in contracting power.

Purchasing with Impact

Have you ever wondered what your operation could accomplish with greater savings, abundant time and further reach? When you partner with Foodbuy, you’ll tap into the purchasing power of the largest foodservice procurement organization in North America, helping you to remove the obstacles that stand in the way of solving your toughest procurement challenges. Unlike traditional Group Purchasing Organizations taking a one-sizefits-all approach, we recognize that flexibility and customization are key to empowering you to maximize your potential. This philosophy extends to all facets of our business, from sourcing to distribution to consulting, keeping one main goal in mind— we want to help you open doors no matter where you are on your procurement journey. Key services Foodbuy offers include: • Unmatched food and beverage programs • Culinary and operational consulting services • Dynamic e-procurement and reporting capabilities • Sustainable, local and regional program offerings • An industry leading non-foods program portfolio

Sourcing with Strength

Our $24+ billion in annual contracting power and 700-strong organization of procurement professionals is designed to bolster and extend your existing resources so you can accomplish more with less. Foodbuy is the chosen procurement partner for organizations of all sizes across multiple channels—from hospitality and leisure to healthcare to foodservice—and we operate with a transparent model built on a foundation of trust. We disclose the full value of all programs negotiated on your behalf and encourage your direct communication with suppliers. We also offer contract coverage in a wide array of food and nonfood categories from unique appetizers to single-use containers to office supplies. And if sustainable and diverse programs are important to your organization, we offer those too.

Sourcing the best programs on your behalf is the cornerstone of our business. How do we ensure we have the products our members need? Our strategic sourcing group utilizes a rigorous seven-step process which analyzes our members’ needs, qualifies and vets suppliers, and delivers highly competitive programs to our customer base. At the beginning of every project, our sourcing team assesses and surveys the market by identifying appropriate benchmarks and customer requirements by channel. This process allows us to provide winning programs for our members regardless of their size or line of business. In addition to offering discounted rates, we take pride in delivering program coverage that is both broad and deep so you’ll always have the right selection of contracted programs at the right prices. And in the event that you do have a need for a specific non-contracted item or set of items, we have an experienced team dedicated to negotiating custom agreements.

Expanding Your Reach

At Foodbuy, we give you the freedom to choose the most convenient, cost-effective method to access goods and services for your business. Our programs are accepted by all major broadline distributors, and we are happy to implement your procurement program with your current distributor or with a new distributor of your choice. In addition, our dedicated distribution team can assist you with a variety of activities, including order guide management, price auditing, service-level reviews, SKU rationalization, incentive optimization and more.

We maintain relationships with distributors far and wide because prices and rebates are only as good as what you can access.

When it comes to finding seasonal ingredients or a local service provider, we have the expertise to help you reach your goals. Our local and regional portfolio provides national coverage and offers a fresh, seasonal mix of produce, bakery, dairy, meat and seafood options. All of the products we provide are backed by our commitment to deliver quality and traceable items that meet our customers’ unique needs. By leveraging our large purchasing volume, we are able to negotiate and deliver best-in-class programs that are benchmarked against the market and all service providers. More than that, our team of regional program experts makes it easy to onboard, manage your program, and achieve consistent savings throughout your supply chain.

Maximizing Program Value

We understand that collaboration is key to realizing the greatest value through the Foodbuy program, and we want to ensure you get the most out of our partnership from the moment you join our network. Once you’ve decided to become a member, our onboarding team develops a customized implementation plan to ensure everyone touching your account at Foodbuy has a shared understanding of your contract and your procurement goals. This allows us to deliver an onboarding experience that is as efficient as it is seamless. Once the transition process is complete, our teams offer a variety of tailored solutions to help you meet your financial goals and to maximize your program value. Our category management team provides detailed data analytics and on-going reporting to give you insights and shed light on new opportunities to generate savings.

Our supply chain experts evaluate market trends and work with suppliers on a daily basis to give you access to new and innovative products. Our flexible e-procurement ordering platforms designed specifically for your operation easily integrate with your distribution network, order guides, and accounts payable systems. For even more operational support, our culinary consulting team provides an unbiased evaluation of your business with spec analysis, pricing review and menu assessments to close the gap between your culinary department’s needs and your procurement goals. Throughout the entire process, our account managers will provide insight and guidance, leaving no stone unturned as we collaborate to maximize your financial performance.

Our teams are relentless in seeking out new ways to improve your bottom line— from new programs to new services and solutions.

Optimizing Your Business

Don’t let our name fool you—Foodbuy is not limited to what’s on the menu! Our non-food FUSE program extends nonbroadline purchases even further by offering 70+ programs within the supplies, equipment and services categories. From commercial equipment to uniform rental services to armored trucks and ATMs, Foodbuy’s FUSE portfolio ensures the services you need to keep your operation running smoothly. Powered by a digital platform that works as a central service desk for customer service and program enrollment, FUSE offers solutions to ensure your locations can operate with maximum efficiency without exceeding your budget. We understand that managing your procurement needs while simultaneously running your operation can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Allow our team of experts to find solutions that fit your business needs and empower you with the tools and resources you need to optimize your operation. We take pride in creating customized programs specific to your operation by tapping into our broad portfolio of products and extensive supplier relationships. Let us take the complexity out of your procurement and supply chain decisions and show you what can be achieved when you’re backed by the power of Foodbuy.






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