Central Grocers, Inc. Adopts ReposiTrak(R), the Industry Standard Food Safety Platform
ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announces today that the eighth member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Central Grocers, Inc. also known as Centrella, has chosen ReposiTrak(R) to manage its food safety-related risk.
“The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations will require us to both manage and store thousands of vendor documents,” said Ken Nemeth, President and CEO of Centrella. “We chose the ReposiTrak solution for its automated review of our documents. The dashboards and alerts for missing, inaccurate, or expired documents will enable one person to manage the compliance of our FSMA required documentation.”
Powered by Park City Group’s technology, the ReposiTrak platform helps manage regulatory, financial and brand risk associated with issues of food safety in the global food supply chain. The platform consists of two systems. The Compliance Management system not only receives, stores and shares documentation, but also manages compliance through dashboards and alerts for missing, expired or inaccurate documents. The Track & Trace system quickly identifies the supply chain path taken by a product in the unfortunate event of a product recall. It can reduce the risk in the supply chain by identifying backward chaining sources and forward chaining recipients of products in near real time.
“Similar to Sarbanes-Oxley, more and more executives are now realizing they are personally responsible for their supply chain’s compliance with FSMA, which begins finalization in August and October of this year,” said Randall K. Fields, Chairman and CEO of Park City Group. “Continued member adoption of the ReposiTrak system further supports ROFDA’s commitment to manage risk out of the food supply chain.”
About Central Grocers, Inc.
Central Grocers, Inc. is a member owned grocery wholesaler that was formed in 1917. Operating as a cooperative, Central Grocers, Inc. is a $2.0 billion company, supplying over 550 independent grocery retailers in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area with groceries, produce, fresh meat, service deli items, frozen foods, ice cream and is the exclusive Centrella Brand distributor. Sales have grown to $2.0 billion per year over the past 94 years. More information is available at www.central-grocers.com.
ReposiTrak, Inc. is a collaboration between Leavitt Partners and Park City Group. ReposiTrak provides food retailers and suppliers with a robust solution to help protect their brands and remain in compliance with rapidly evolving regulations in the Food Safety Modernization Act. Powered by Park City Group’s technology, ReposiTrak is an internet-based solution that enables all participants in the farm-to-table supply chain to easily manage records management and regulatory compliance. Additionally, ReposiTrak enables traceability as products and their ingredients move between trading partners. More information is available at www.repositrak.com.
About Park City Group
Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be. Park City Group’s services enable customers to “Sell More, Stock Less, and See Everything”. More information is available at www.parkcitygroup.com
About Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates (ROFDA)
Established in 1962, the mission of ROFDA is to promote and support the retailer-owned distribution segment of the food industry with value added programs and services, all in furtherance of servicing independent retail grocers located throughout America. More information is available at www.rofda.com.
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