Buying Commodities

August 2007
FoodService Director;8/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p18
Trade Publication
The article highlights the speech of Sandy Laffan, school nutrition director for City Schools in Marietta, Georgia, regarding the commodity purchasing practices of her district during the "SNA Conference" in Chicago, Illinois. She says that they have items that are straightly shipped to their district warehouses. She states that the Electronic Commodity Ordering System (ECOS) can be used to take advantage of items that are available in the system.


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