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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Norbert Dentressangle Completes Acquisition of Jacobson Companies
Posted August 29, 2014
Norbert Dentressangle today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies from Oak Hill Capital Partners. The transaction was valued at $750 million (euro560 million) in cash on a debt-free and cash-free basis, plus a capped earn-out relating to future performance. The acquisition is being financed through a combination of Norbert Dentressangle reserves and available credit lines. The deal has received all necessary regulatory approvals.
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Mars: To transform raw materials supply, we must work together
Posted August 29, 2014
Mars has just published its fourth annual Principles in Action Summary, which details how the company runs its huge business. And it makes for interesting reading.
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Kellogg Sets Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020
Posted August 29, 2014
Fans of Frosted Flakes and Eggo, two Kellogg Co. brands, who are also champions of sustainability have something to cheer about: Kellogg announced new social and environmental commitments earlier this month.
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General Mills takes new steps to combat climate change
Posted August 29, 2014
General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors.
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