HAVI Global Solutions (HGS) is pleased to announce that Denny's Corporation, franchisor and operator of one of America's largest franchised full-service restaurant chains, has chosen HGS as its lead supplier of supply chain and packaging solutions.
An expert partner in managed services and consulting solutions across global business supply chains, HGS will provide Sourcing & Spend Management, Network Optimization and Packaging Category Management solutions to Denny’s for six years.
“In HGS, we found a seasoned partner with strong industry expertise and a comprehensive suite of services and solutions that meet our supply chain needs,” says Greg Linford, vice president, procurement and distribution at Denny’s. "Their mature and comprehensive supply chain solutions enhance our visibility across the supply chain and deliver improvements in our packaging categories."
HGS will deliver a comprehensive, custom solution for Denny’s that puts all key sourcing and supply chain management functionality in one place, which includes the following: supplier and distributor connectivity and visibility, network design and optimization, data mapping, spend management, sourcing event management, pricing and contract management.
HGS will also provide packaging category management services, including executing strategic sourcing events for packaging categories, spearheading continuous improvement on existing items, and optimizing current supply networks.
"The implementation of HGS’s network optimization and packaging category programs will better leverage and grow Denny’s current sourcing and spend platform, generating opportunities to drive improvements throughout our supply chain," Linford says.
"Our partnership with Denny's exemplifies the benefit of taking a holistic approach to supply chain improvements," says Ken Shearer, senior vice president of sales and business development at HGS. “We are excited to partner with Denny's in their pursuit of an optimized, transparent supply chain. Our objectives are not only to provide industry leading solutions and exceptional service, but also to make a positive impact on their bottom line and help them achieve their business goals."