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 Conferences

F4SS hosts 2 major industry-specific conferences each year. Members are eligible for the discounted F4SS member rate (50% off). The conferences 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

Sponsorship Program

The deadline to sponsor the upcoming F4SS Continuous Improvement Conference is August 1, 2014. The program is designed to provide your company with maximum name and brand exposure. Click here to view the various levels of sponsorship available and the benefits provided at each level. 
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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SC Johnson Achieves Zero Landfill Status
Posted April 14, 2014
SC Johnson recently announced that it achieved zero landfill status at its eighth global manufacturing facility, demonstrating the company's continued commitment to minimize its environmental footprint and reach its ambitious goal of reducing its global manufacturing waste by 70% by 2016.

Hershey Co. to use sustainable palm oil by end of 2014
Posted April 07, 2014
Chocolate giant The Hershey Co. said today it will move to using 100 percent sustainable and traceable palm oil for its confections by the end of 2014, as well as requiring it of suppliers.

Campbell counting on 'four bold moves'
Posted April 07, 2014
Campbell Soup Co.'s strategy to expand in higher-growth spaces rests on four bold moves. Together, these dynamic platforms are expected to deliver more than $1 billion in incremental net sales growth.

Land O'Lakes Website Shows a Year on Family Farms
Posted April 07, 2014
Butter and dairy product brand Land O'Lakes created a web experience that uses photos, video and audio to provide snippets of life on some of the family farms in its cooperative.
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