The 2022 QCS Annual Conference Provided Tools, Resources & Support Structure to Thrive During Chance in Unprecedented Times
QCS Purchasing Cooperative wrapped up its first in-person post-merger Annual Conference on Oct. 11 in San Diego, CA. The three-day conference reinforced the value of being a member of QCS and part of the QCS community. With the food and beverage industry continuing to be impacted by challenges such as supply chain disruptions, inflation, shifting consumer demands, new developments on the regulatory front, labor shortages, the continuing effects of COVID-19, and increased pressure to provide sustainable products and be corporately responsible, the conference brought the tools, resources, solutions, and support structure for food and beverage manufacturers to navigate, succeed, and continue to “Thrive During Change,” – this year’s conference theme. Read more…
QCS Announces 2022 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 of these awards will be announced during the Gala at the QCS Annual Conference October 9-11, 2022, in San Diego, CA. View press release.
QCS Announces 2022 Best Collaboration Award Finalists
The QCS Best Collaboration Award celebrates partnerships between a member and a supply partner from within the QCS community to solve a problem or achieve a desired outcome. This award was created for those working together to promote the food and beverage industry. Judged by an independent supply chain industry expert, the Best Collaboration Award can go to a variety of joint efforts, such as a new packaging innovation, a new product launch, a cost-saving effort, or an operational improvement. The award winners will be announced during the Gala at the QCS Annual Conference October 9-11, 2022, in San Diego, CA. View press release.
QCS Announces 2022 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 during the Gala at the QCS Annual Conference October 9-11, 2022, in San Diego, CA. View press release.
QCS Purchasing Cooperative & Quality Chekd Dairies Hold Virtual Awards Ceremony for 2nd Consecutive Year
QCS Purchasing Cooperative and Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc., wrapped up their annual three-day QCS Leadership Conference on Thursday with an online awards presentation that recognized excellence in leadership, exceptional marketing, best collaborative efforts, and outstanding production and product quality. The award winners will be announced during the Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 28, 2021. View Press Release.
QCS Purchasing Cooperative Merger Creates Largest Purchasing Cooperative of its Kind
QCS Purchasing, LLC, Allied Purchasing, Quality Chekd Dairies, and South East Cooperative Organization (SECO) have announced the completed merger of their business operations to form the new QCS Purchasing Cooperative. The merger brought members, programs, operations, finances, staff, and all other business functions into one consolidated organization to create the largest purchasing cooperative of its kind. Members will not only have access to the same programs they have today, but will be introduced to new programs and services.
QCS Purchasing Cooperative will deliver additional savings and sourcing solutions to help members achieve lower costs on products and services. View Press Release.