Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

The Truth is Somewhere in the Middle


Our guest blogger Steve Franke is a FoodLogiQ Enterprise Account Manager. He’s an avid sports fan, music aficionado, and has spent over 30 years in the restaurant industry.

When it comes to B2B commerce, nothing is traditional anymore. How businesses learn about products and services has evolved from in-person visits to a series of cold emails and social media blasts. Companies receive confusing information and, worse, misinformation. Where does the truth lie?

Plant-Based Future Has Arrived | Is Your Supply Chain Competitive?

Guest blogger, Steve Franke, asks if your supply chain is agile enough to stay competitive in the plant-based arena.

The Psychology of Change: Transforming Your Supply Chain Technology

Guest blogger, Steve Franke, shares common threads from his daily conversations with FSQA and supply chain executives.

IFMA COEX 22: Choosing Growth Through Technology Partnerships

Approximately 500 food industry professionals met – in person – at the 2022 IFMA COEX Conference in Austin, TX, March 6-8, 2022. After a two-year period of bleakness and anxiety, there was a spirit of not only cautious optimism but a pinch of excitement as the foodservice industry rolls into 2022 while the grip of the pandemic loosens.

Here Comes the Growth...Is Your Restaurant Ready?


Our guest blogger Steve Franke is a FoodLogiQ Enterprise Account Manager. He’s an avid sports fan, music aficionado, and has spent over 30 years in the restaurant industry.

Some restaurants were well-positioned for the shifts in consumer spending that happened in 2020 following the impact of Covid-19. Major foodservice brands such as Chipotle, McDonald’s, Wingstop and Domino's saw record sales as a result of dining habits that were forcibly adjusted to accommodate restrictions and regulations. Drive-thru, curbside pick-up, carry out and delivery became the new normal. This brought new customers and increased sales from streams of revenue that had previously not been sufficiently tapped into, or had never even existed. Of course, every stakeholder within the food system faced tremendous challenges, but for the fortunate few, the past year was more of a boon to the bottom line than a bust.

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