Church’s Chicken®, Citing Success, Renews
ArrowStream OnDemand Relationship
SpenDifference, the Purchasing Group for 11 Restaurant Companies, Selects ArrowStream OnDemand
Supply Chain Platform
August 24, 2010 11:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ArrowStream, a leading provider of supply chain management
platforms and logistics services for the foodservice industry, announced two significant customer wins today:
l Church’s Chicken®, an international brand with more than $1 billion in sales per year, has once again
renewed its OnDemand contract with ArrowStream.
l SpenDifference, a full-service supply chain organization working primarily with mid-size restaurant companies,
signed up as a new ArrowStream OnDemand customer.
SpenDifference, offering a new model in the foodservice space, provides support to 11 restaurant companies that
represent 16 restaurant brands with nearly half a billion dollars in purchasing spend in total. By combining buying
power and depth of expertise, SpenDifference is able to fully support its customer’s individual brands and
specifications to deliver both meaningful savings and infrastructure support.
“Our business model is about providing excellence and distinct advantage to our chain customers in today’s market.
We’re looking forward to an outstanding partnership with ArrowStream,” said Maryanne Rose-Lewis,
SpenDifference CEO and President.
SpenDifference Director of Technology, Donald Holloran, said, “Our goal at SpenDifference is to support our
customers’ whole businesses – to drive out excess cost and highlight opportunities for continuous improvement.
After an extensive evaluation, it was clear to us that ArrowStream’s OnDemand technology and foodservice
experience make the company uniquely positioned to generate significant benefits for our customers.”
“We are thrilled to welcome SpenDifference and its restaurant chain partners to ArrowStream OnDemand.
SpenDifference immediately understood how ArrowStream can provid