By utilizing SMS, our members are able to focus their efforts on operations, marketing, and restaurant development while SMS optimizes the supply chain to improve brand, franchisee and supplier operations.

SMS manages contracts and agreements that control the costs and distribution of food, packaging, chemicals, smallwares, foodservice equipment, furnishings, fixtures and other products and services required in the operation of our member’s restaurants.

SMS offers the full breadth of supply chain services and depth of expertise to our members, including:

  • Hedging commodities that contribute to the cost of finishing goods
  • Supplier sourcing, strategies, negotiations, and relationships
  • Optimizing freight from suppliers to distributors
  • Distribution strategies, negotiations, & service excellence
  • Product movement visibility and reporting to assist all stakeholders
  • Enabling corporate brand teams to successfully execute limited time offers