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Best of #SNIC23 - Collaborative Purchasing: A Panel Discussion

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May 3, 2023
Collaborative purchasing comes in different forms and is an efficient approach to procurement. This session, featuring three different purchasing groups, will touch on the types of collaborative purchasing options available. Learn tips and tricks of a finely tuned co-op, one that communicates regularly with stakeholders and fine-tunes the forecasting process. With supply chain issues throwing a wrench in the works, for even the most seasoned co-ops, this experienced panel will share tools to stay on course.

Closed Captioning will be available with the On-Demand version.
Learning Objectives
  1. Review the different types of collaborative purchasing
  2. Compare and contrast 3 different types of purchasing groups approach to procurement
  3. Describe the pros and cons of groups purchasing
Earning CEUs
SNA CEUs: 1.0

Key Area 2000:Operations
Key Topic 2400: Purchasing/Procurement

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  • Stephanie Ewing, RD, SNS

    Chief Government Officer
    Gold Star Foods

  • Laura Bruno, RD, SNS

    Buena Vista Foods

  • Monica Deines-Henderson, MBA, SNS

    Director of Nutrition
    Falcon School District 49
    Peyton, Colorado

  • Tami Hitt-Wyant, BS, NDTR, SNS

    Director of ASPIN & Director of Food and Nutrition 
    Humboldt Unified School District # 22
    Prescott Valley, Arizona

  • Nancy LaFave

    Director of Food Service
    Escanaba Area Public School District

May 3, 2023
Wed 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 15M

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