Executive Summary: 2016 Food Services Distribution Practices Survey


The 2016 Distribution Practices Survey is the inaugural research project conducted collaboratively by the TCU Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the NRA Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group. The objective of the research project is to establish a baseline measurement of food service distribution practices in areas of network structure, delivery terms and practices, information management, and performance management. These data provide benchmarks for distribution practices in the food service industry. In addition, the data provide insights into key differences in practices across different restaurant concepts. Download the PDF here.