Ken Klug promoted to President, QCS Purchasing
During the QCS Board of Directors Meeting that was recently held at the QCS Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas, the Board unanimously approved the promotion of Ken Klug to the position of President – QCS Purchasing, effective January 1st, 2019.
Over the past three years, Ken has held the title of Director of Business Development and Supply Chain with his responsibilities focused on the growth of the organization as well as the direction of its supply-partner relations. During this time, the organization has experienced a dramatic level of growth while bringing on dozens of new members to its owners: Allied Purchasing, SECO and Quality Chekd Dairies.
As Ken expands his responsibilities over the next year, Peter Horvath will continue to manage the performance and oversight of QCS as its CEO. Read full announcement
QCS Recognizes Food and Beverage Manufacturers for Commitment to Production Excellence Outstanding Marketing and Leadership Press Release
QCS Purchasing and Quality Chekd wrapped up a record-breaking three-day 2018 QCS Leadership Conference, where food and beverage manufacturers and suppliers from throughout the United States and South America learned about new product innovations, ideas and strategies for remaining competitive in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. The conference featured keynote speakers, interactive group workshops, supply partner exhibits, educational sessions and business meetings discussing how adapting to this rapidly changing market and reinventing for the future can help them overcome industry challenges.
QCS Announces Leadership Award Finalists
QCS Purchasing announces finalists for the Member & Supply Partner Leadership Awards. These awards recognize member companies and supply partners who, over the previous calendar year, have done the most to support the vision of QCS Purchasing. The winners will be announced at the QCS Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas, in November.
QCS Announces Member & Supply Partner Marketing Award Finalists
QCS Purchasing has named the finalists for their Outstanding Marketing Awards. These awards honor member and supply partner organizations that have launched creative marketing efforts and campaigns that effectively compete in the ever-changing food and beverage manufacturing industry. Judging for the marketing award competition was conducted independently by food and beverage industry leaders. The award winners will be announced at the 2018 QCS Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas, in November.
Quality Chekd Dairies Announces Finalists for Quality and Production Excellence Awards
Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc. has named three outstanding dairy processors as finalists for the Irving B. Weber Award. This award represents the highest honor for overall quality throughout the Quality Chekd organization. Quality Chekd also announced the finalists for its Production Excellence Awards, which recognizes outstanding processes in three categories: fluid milk, cultured dairy and ice cream. The winners of these awards will be announced at the QCS Leadership Conference in November.
Joseph Gallo Farms Implements ReposiTrak to Eliminate Paperwork and Save Time
ReposiTrak, Inc., the industry leader in compliance, food safety and risk management for the retail supply chain, announces Joseph Gallo Farms, maker of Joseph Gallo Cheese, is deploying the ReposiTrak Compliance and Risk Management Solution. Based in Atwater, CA, Joseph Gallo Farms is a leading cheesemaker and QCS Purchasing Member.
Allied Purchasing and QCS Purchasing Team Up. Members See Greater Benefits than Ever Before
Dairy Foods Buyers Guide, July 2018
What happens when two of the most successful purchasing cooperatives in the dairy industry work together on creating new solutions? Its members see greater benefits than ever before.
Food Manufacturing Industry Leaders Assemble at QCS Leadership Conference for Cooperative Learning and Networking
More than 300 members and supply partners gathered for the three-day conference. Conference attendees participated in educational session, panel discussions, and interactive breakout sessions to discuss innovations in production, consumer buying behavior and marketing, and how those changes are affecting the way in which the CPD industry business.
Food & Beverage Manufacturers Recognized for Commitment to Production Excellence and Outstanding Marketing
Members and supply partners were recognized at an awards gala during the 2017 QCS leadership conference for production excellence, marketing excellence and outstanding service to the industry. View and download News Releases and Award Winner Photos
Dairy Processing Manufactures Recognized for Commitment to Quality and Production Excellence
Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc., a member-owned organization of independent dairy processors, has named three outstanding dairy processors as finalists for the Quality Chekd Irving B. Weber Award and eight finalists for the Quality Chekd Production Excellence Award.
“What happens when two of the most successful purchasing cooperatives in the dairy industry work together on creating new solutions? Its members see greater benefits than ever before.” Dairy Foods Magazine, July 2018, (Read Article)
“QCS Purchasing Tackles Challenges in Innovative Ways,” Dairy Foods Magazine, July 2017, p.12. (Read Article)