Foodservice Industry

An Introduction to the Foodservice Industry

This interactive online course takes you through an overview of the foodservice industry by examining channels of distribution, introducing common foodservice terminology and foodservice facility design. This course is intended to serve as an introductory course for on-boarding new hires at member companies.

Seat Time: 3 hours

Finding Opportunity in the age of B2B Innovation

The evolution of the value chain, and manufacturer/distributor relationships are changing at a rapid-fire pace. What does this all mean for your world, and how is the digital world we live in driving change in your business? How can we expect these changes to continue in the years ahead, and what do you need to know to stay ahead and on your game? Mark Dancer leads us through original research he’s conducted for NAFEM on the disruption in the value chain and will get you thinking about what to consider as you evolve your business.

Mark Dancer founded the Network for Business Innovation to drive awareness and excellence for business-to-business (B2B) innovation. For more than 30 years, Mark has worked with leaders to achieve go-to-market superiority across a wide range of industries. Mark is the author of Innovate to Dominate: The 12th Edition of the Facing the Forces of Change® Series — a roadmap for B2B innovation commissioned by the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence and an essential tool for all B2B players.

Seat Time: 2 hours