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Sourcing products (usually fresh) from “local” suppliers is a common objective amongst food service providers.
Guided by a client’s interpretation of what is considered to be “locally sourced”. Each client is able to set their own parameters which could range from 10/20/100 miles
(or even “within the UK”). We then monitor and log the percentage of spend that is procured from “local” sources.
The epsys trading platform provides the means to place a series of flags against products/suppliers which are considered to provide “locally sourced” goods. Such alerts may be extended to include flags identifying country or county of origin.
- Having defined what is to be considered locally sourced it’s not always straightforward to monitor which products can be considered as such.
- The epsys e trading platform provides clients with real time management information in respect of orders – by supplier and product.
- The reports produced enable clients to track uptake of locally sourced goods and report the results to their clients/consumers.