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Olga Bitsakis

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Do You Understand the True Cost of Choosing the Cheapest Vendor?

Posted by Olga Bitsakis

Feb 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In the food industry, competitors with the same product or similar product lines have a number of comparison points to rest on — taste, quality, distribution and so on. Ultimately, however, cost savings at the manufacture point offer a tempting "leg up" that can free up budget to invest beyond the food supply chain. With this in mind, opting for a low-bid supplier or service provider seems to be the best way to increase margin — but is it really? The cheapest vendor can actually end up being a lot more expensive than their closest rival, even if it doesn't seem that way at a glance.

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Topics: Supply Chain

5 Ways Legacy Technology Is Bad for Your Food Supply Chain

Posted by Olga Bitsakis

Feb 1, 2016 9:15:00 AM

Legacy technology is easy and comfortable. It's what your organization has always used. It may be the affordable, simple thing to keep doing, but it is also costing your company more than you realize. If you haven't updated your technology in some time, it may no longer be functioning the way it should within your organization. With trends and technologies evolving at lightning speed within the food industry, it is critical to update and grow into new technologies. Not updating an underperforming legacy system can do a great deal of harm to your organization otherwise.

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Topics: Technology, Supply Chain