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QCS Announces 2021 Leadership Award  Finalists
09/30/21
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 Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 28, 2021. View press release.

QCS Announces 2021 Best Collaboration Award Finalists
09/30/21
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 at the Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 28, 2021. View press release.

QCS Announces 2021 Marketing Award Finalists
09/30/21
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 Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 28, 2021. View press release.

QCS Announces Call for Entries for Marketing Awards, Best Collaboration Award, and Philanthropic Recognition
07/2021
QCS Purchasing Cooperative is excited to officially announce the call for entries for this year’s Outstanding Marketing Awards, Best Collaboration Award, and Philanthropic Recognition. There is no fee to submit entries. All QCS members and supply partners are invited and encouraged to enter no matter how big or small the organization, budget, or audience.

The awards and recognition will be given during the 2021 QCS Leadership Conference in October and all are open to current members and supply partners of QCS Purchasing Cooperative. The entry deadline is August 4, 2021, at 11 a.m. Central. View Press Release.

QCS Purchasing Cooperative Merger Creates Largest Purchasing Cooperative of its Kind
01/01/21
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.

QCS 2020 Virtual Leadership Conference Provided Solutions to Members & Honored Industry Achievements
10/15/20
The virtual conference featured industry updates, category outlooks, an informative keynote presentation from Peter Sheahan, consumer trends, and a QCS State of the Union. Even though the three-day conference has ended, QCS and Quality Chekd will continue to keep their members and supply partners connected and engaged through additional virtual educational sessions, webinars and networking throughout the remainder of the year. View full press release.

QCS Purchasing Announces Recipients for 2020 Leadership Awards
10/15/20
QCS Purchasing, a member-owned, managed to not generate a profit supply-chain solutions provider for the food and beverage industry has named the winners for their Supply Partner Leadership Awards. The awards recognize QCS members and QCS supply partners who, over the previous calendar year, have done the most to support the vision of QCS Purchasing.
Member Leadership Award Recipient – Galliker Dairy Company
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Member Leadership Award Recipient – Paletería La Michoacana
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Supply Partner Leadership Award Recipient – Source Wurx (read press release)

QCS Announces Collaboration Award Recipients 2020
10/15/2020
The QCS Best Collaboration Award celebrates partnerships between a member and a supply partner to solve a problem or achieve a desired outcome and goes to a variety of joint efforts such as a new packaging innovation, a new product launch, a cost-saving effort, or and operational improvement. The 2020 QCS Best Collaboration Award was given to one member company and one supply partner whose joint collaboration resulted in a more consumer-friendly and intuitive spouted, stand-up sour cream package. 

QCS Announces 2020 Outstanding Marketing Campaign Winners
10/15/20
QCS Purchasing has named the winners for their Outstanding Marketing Awards. Judging for the marketing and collaboration awards competition was conducted independently by food and beverage marketing industry leaders. QCS Purchasing LLC. presented the Outstanding Marketing awards at the 2020 QCS Virtual Leadership Conference in October.

Quality Chekd Announces 2020 Winner of Irving B. Weber Award
10/15/2020
Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc., a member-owned organization that provides dairy processors with services to improve business success and production quality, is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Irving B. Weber Distinguished Award for Quality Excellence is Hiland Dairy Foods Company of Little Rock, Arkansas. Recognized as the highest honor for overall quality throughout the Quality Chekd organization, the honor distinguishes Hiland Dairy’s commitment to quality excellence in the categories of leadership, culture, production, sustainability, and business ethics.

Quality Chekd Dairies names winners for production excellence
10/15/2020
Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc., a member-owned organization of independent dairy processors, announced the recipients for its Production Excellence Awards, which recognize outstanding processors in three categories: fluid milk, cultured dairy and ice cream. The winners in each category are based on selection criteria that include a plant audit, evaluation of all plant processes and systems for assuring product quality evaluation results. For the first time there were two winners in the cultured products category.

QCS Announces Leadership Award Finalists
09/02/20
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 2020 Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 15, 2020.

QCS Announces Marketing Award 2020 Finalists
09/02/20
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 2020 Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 15, 2020

QC Announces Weber and Production Excellence 2020 Finalists
08/17/20
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 during the 2020 Virtual QCS Leadership Conference on October 15, 2020.




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