Who is F4SS?

The Foundation for Strategic Sourcing is a non-profit organization with a primary goal to establish a forum whereby CPG marketers, external manufacturers, and secondary packagers can share the best practices towards the creation of industry standards aimed at improving efficiency and reducing supply chain costs

Our Events

F4SS hosts 2 major industry-specific events each year. Members are eligible for the discounted F4SS member rate (50% off). The events feature well-respected speakers from the CM&P and parallel industries and provide ample opportunities for networking and benchmarking with fellow F4SS members and industry executives
Outsourcing Award Winners

F4SS is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 F4SS Outsourcing Excellence Awards.  

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Initiative Teams

The most effective way to begin experiencing F4SS membership benefits is to participate in our initiatives that are expected to generate cost savings for you and save the industry billions of dollars. F4SS members can even join the teams by clicking here. Get involved to help foster change, improve efficiency, and improve execution.
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General Mills, with Nestle, is trying to make cereal more popular overseas
Posted June 25, 2015
General Mills Inc.'s global cereal partnership with Nestlé, Cereal Partners Worldwide, turns 25 years old this year, and is as important as ever.

Coty Buys Three from P&G
Posted June 18, 2015
Neither Procter & Gamble nor Coty would confirm it, but sources say that Coty has agreed to purchase several beauty business from P&G in a deal that could be worth $12 billion.

XPO Logistics to buy France's Norbert Dentressangle
Posted June 18, 2015
XPO Logistics Inc has agreed to buy France's Norbert Dentressangle SA for $3.53 billion, including debt, in a deal it says will make it one of the top 10 logistics company in the world.

How Special K Started a Data-Focused Trend for Kellogg at the Upfronts
Posted June 08, 2015
Don't expect to see many ads for Rice Krispies while watching "Grey's Anatomy" anymore. Data shows the ABC doctor drama doesn't perform well when it comes to coaxing its largely female audience -- typically the primary target for the Kellogg's cereal -- to buy the crackly breakfast food. It's just one change Starcom is making to Kellogg's TV planning this upfront season.
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