Bob Goldin is Vice Chairman at Technomic Inc, with over 30 years of broad-based food industry experience, working as a consultant, researcher and industry executive. He leads Technomic's Consulting and Research Group, where he directs a wide range of projects for food manufacturers, distributors and related suppliers. Bob also has consulted extensively in nontraditional channels, including club stores and vending.

Foodservice Distribution 2.0: Algorithms Optimize the Value Chain

The $268 billion foodservice supply chain is competitive and efficient with the notable exception of how business is transacted between independent operators and their suppliers. Technomic research and observations reveal that foodservice distributor sales representatives (DSRs) spend most of their workday visiting accounts to collect orders, in large part because the prevailing business model and […]

The Future of the Foodservice Supply Chain

Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what’s next in supply-chain logistics. Although today’s food supply chain infrastructure is efficient, the underlying assumptions that form its foundation are becoming less relevant. Consumers are demanding more locally sourced, fresh and sustainable food products from companies who are environmental stewards and good corporate citizens. Food Industry Logistics: Trends […]