Resilience and Agility in the
Food Industry Supply Chain

How will you plan for the unexpected?
We review key challenges and changes in the food retail supply chain.

 2021 Program Highlights

General Session: Call to Action on Frictionless, Resilient Supply Chains

Deep dive into the driving forces of changing consumer demand, fluctuating national economies, the evolving realities of COVID-19 and the growing impact of digital on the future. 

All Eyes on the Micro-fulfillment Marketplace

We've witnessed the laser focus in micro-fulfillment to keep goods flowing. As companies learn what works best, we review different vendor solutions and evaluate choices.

Supply Chain Performance Metrics

Featuring release of critical supply, delivery and labor metrics and Key Performance Indicators. Get the metrics on on-shelf availability, on-time performance, cost per case, and inventory on-hand as well as labor insights related to COVID. 

"Collaboration across the entire supply chain is critical going forward in 2021. We need to innovate together more than ever. We serve the same consumer and the frictions they face are so much greater than we realized."            
Eric Reynolds, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The Clorox Company 

A Look at Real Life Impacts of
Supply Chain Disruptions


  • Omnichannel: Click & Collect, Home Delivery, Dark Stores
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Labor, Talent and Safety
  • Sustainable Sourcing, Demand Forecasting
  • Store Operations and Replenishment: Out-of-Stocks
  • CSCO Perspectives: Looking beyond COVID-19


  • Review strategic operational challenges and solutions in the new climate.
  • Enhance productivity, performance, efficiency and resilience.
  • Focus on near-term practical resolutions to longer-term threats.
  • Give focused voice to FMI  community in supply chain.



  • Mid and senior level executives in procurement, supply chain, transportation, logistics and fulfillment roles.
  • Retail, wholesale, product supplier, associate members.

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Linking the Supply Chain Through Education

SCF Trio

FMI supports our community of supply chain professionals. 2021 offers you a wealth of education platforms to manage the twist and turns of a changing landscape and a place to connect with peers.