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What Everyone Ought to Know About Bid Cycles and Forecasts

November 1, 2023

In this discussion, we will share strategies regarding the timing of your commodity bid, how to properly forecast your upcoming use and discover how to navigate mid-year menu changes.

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Learning Objectives
  • Attendees will interpret current bid practices and learn how to transform their bid schedule to align with the seasonality of commodity allocations.
  • Attendees will learn how to streamline their current projection and forecasting methods into their annual menu plan.
  • Attendees will learn how to adjust due to menu fatigue, declining ADP, etc.

Earning CEUs
SNA CEUs: 1.0

Key Area 2000: Operations
Key Topic 2400: Purchasing/Procurement
Sub Topic 2430: USDA Foods/DOD/Diverted Foods

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