ISM-Houston Webinar Series

Tools for Enhanced Category Management in Food & Perishables

January 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Strategies and Tools to Enhance Food and Perishables

Featuring Matt Devlin, Director of Sourcing for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

This Webinar is for ISM members only.

In this session, Matt Devlin, Director of Sourcing for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, discusses strategies and tools to enhance food & perishable category management in the areas of market analysis, collaboration and cross functional partnerships, identifying cost savings opportunities, and supplier scorecarding.

Presenter: Matt Devlin,
Director Procurement, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc.

Matt is a supply chain leader with experience in procurement category management, project & program management, productivity initiatives, change management, total cost of ownership modeling, and talent development.

He has a passion for finding efficiencies and working cross functionality to increase supply chain productivity.

In his current role, he has responsibility for the non-food procurement buy for all restaurants, which includes furniture, fixtures, equipment, smallwares, packaging, uniforms, and restaurant services, among other areas.

Prior to joining P.F. Chang’s in August of 2016, Matt spent 8+ years with Conagra Brands, Inc. During his time at Conagra, Matt had various roles in food commodity & packaging category management, demand driven supply chain / supplier collaboration implementation, and automated material forecasting projects.

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