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GDSN For Purchasing & Inventory is Included as a Top Recommendation in a New Study

In Spring 2022, the School Nutrition Association (SNA), the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) and No Kid Hungry launched the Supply Chain Innovation project toto collect information and share creative solutions to address supply chain challenges.  Their July 22 report, “Staying Afloat in a Perfect Storm” made recommendation on immediate steps that can be taken by school nutrition directors to improve bid writing and timelines.  These included:

  • The timeline should begin with the day of first delivery, then work backwards.
  • Review current bids and update the terms and conditions language.
  • Review usage reports from distributor, identify novel items and forecast carefully, planning for 2-3 months.
  • Learn more about the GS-1 initiative to leverage the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) for procurement and inventory.

inTEAM’s GDSN Connect solution links school district procurement, menu planning, forecasting, inventory and financial systems with a unified, industry-wide K-12 product database.  Read the Report.

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How Will the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) Simplify Your Work?

What can you do with a single spreadsheet from your distributor or current software provider?  With GDSN standardized data integrated in CNCentral’s comprehensive software, just about everything.  GDSN’s industry standard technology protocols provide accurate product information to generate more timely and accurate forecasts to share with distributors and other supply chain partners.  With easy upload, intuitive process flow, smart search capability, see how clean data created from your current system flows seamlessly through menu planning, production records, inventory control, forecasting, ordering and mobile apps using our GDSN database of 185,000 items.  Request a Demo

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Case Study:  Technology Innovations Power Agile Grab & Go Solutions

The use of Grab & Go and Pre-Ordering mobile applications have been embraced by districts to help overcome challenges—and triumph—in this unprecedented year. Gain insight into some of the early data driven outcomes and decisions to adopt more app based tools moving forward into a post-pandemic life with in the Grab & Go Case Study.

Choosi Pre-Ordering Pandemic Year Case Study

Case Study – Using a Pre-ordering Application to Drive Meal Participation in a Pandemic Year

This past year has been a learning experience for everyone. As we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel, inTEAM has polled districts using the Choosi Pre-Ordering application to gain insight into how districts have embraced mobile apps to manage operations to overcome obstacles and improve outcomes.  Read the Mobile Pre-Ordering Case Study.

JOIN inTEAM

inTEAM is recruiting a network of top-notch part time consultants who have the knowledge of K-12 food service methodologies, the passion for nutritional excellence, and the drive to succeed and be financially rewarded.  Our consultants develop and maintain customer relationships to sell and deliver software and services to our customers to meet operational objectives and compliance requirements.  If you have the right skills, we will provide a base salary, robust sales commission plan and generous revenue sharing for services you provide to our customers. Contact Us for a conversation.

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inTEAM and Aurora Public Schools Collaborate

From the Nourish to Flourish summit in 2017, the Data Sharing and Analytics Initiative was born. An early adopter, Aurora Public Schools, has begun implementing inTEAM’s tools and is piloting our newest tools, forecasting, and inventory management.  Read the story here!

Forecasting and Inventory

Forecasting and Inventory

After this past year, with disturbances in the global supply chain halting production and driving prices upward, the ability to control costs and maintain stability in the local supply chain is critical. Using standardized menu data, operators have the ability to drive a forecast and predict order quantities, thereby allowing distributors to plan ahead. This seemignly complex task happens nearly effortlessly using CNCentral’s new Magic Forecast!

inTEAM’s philosophy centers around using menus as the basis for all business decisions in a K-12 foodservice operation. CNCentral takes menu data and translates that from teaspoons to truckloads with integrated forecasting and inventory management system. to help ease the administrative burden. Contact Us to Learn More

CNCentral Recipes Free Scalable Recipes

Search, Scale and Print Great Recipes

Looking for inspiration? Trying to find products and ingredients that help meet compliance all while being fun and interesting for customers? Look no further! inTEAM has partnered with suppliers to bring you fun, healthy, compliant recipes… and they’re FREE!!!

Go to CNCentralRecipes to take a test drive of the CNCentral recipes platform. Download FREE scalable recipes from suppliers like Tyson, Rich’s, National Dairy, Dr. Schar, Dannon, Otis Spunkmeyer, and more! Your industry wide source for free scalable K-12 recipes including nutrients, meal pattern crediting, and allergens. Like what you see? Contact Us for a demo of CNCentral’s integrated solutions to meet your program’s needs.