CSCS®, the Sole Purchasing Agent for Applebee’s
and IHOP, Renews ArrowStream Logistics Services
September 08, 2010 09:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ArrowStream, a leading provider of logistics services and supply
chain management technology for the foodservice industry, announced today that Centralized Supply Chain Services,
LLC, (CSCS), the sole purchasing agent for the Applebee’s and IHOP systems has renewed its logistics contract
with ArrowStream. Prior to the formation of CSCS in February 2009, Applebee’s had been an ArrowStream
customer, signing with ArrowStream more than 3 years ago.
ArrowStream Logistics provides optimization, procurement and execution of inbound freight to:
l Manage inbound logistics from manufacturers to distributors
l Aggregate volume across all of its customers to secure best freight pricing
l Supplier and DC sourcing optimization, through analysis of current locations and sourcing strategies to identify
cost reductions and generate ongoing savings.
CSCS, which also uses ArrowStream’s OnDemand supply chain platform, cited reductions in landed costs in the
form of rebates to its members and increased supply chain efficiencies as primary drivers for its renewal of
ArrowStream logistics services.
“More than 3 years into our relationship, ArrowStream continues to help CSCS add value to its members.
ArrowStream’s diligent freight optimization and execution helps ensure continuity of supply. Their creative and
strategic approaches to supply chain optimization have generated significant savings over the past two years,” said
David Parsley, President and CEO, CSCS.
“CSCS is entirely focused on providing value for their members, and that makes them a terrific partner for
ArrowStream. We’re very pleased that they’ve renewed their logistics services with ArrowSteam and look forward
to continuing a long and mutually beneficial relationship,” said Rodger Mullen, President of ArrowStream.
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