Jamba Juice Forges Ahead on Cost Improvement and Systems Optimization Initiatives
Jamba® Leverages ArrowStream Software to Accelerate Supply-Chain Optimization
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - January 12, 2015 - Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ:JMBA, "Company"), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand and the leading retailer of freshly-squeezed juice announced today that it is deploying software from ArrowStream, Inc. ('ArrowStream"), a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for food service supply chains to further improve and optimize the Company's spend programs and partnerships. ArrowStream, based in Chicago, IL, provides SaaS solutions like ArrowStream OnDemand, that allow food service companies to manage supply chain systems, accurately audit and analyze spend and inventory, and automate other related processes.
The arrangement between the two companies is expected to significantly enhance and simplify Jamba Juice's supply chain processes and result in cost-savings. "We are excited to engage ArrowStream as our supply chain software provider," said Arnaud Joliff, Jamba VP, Supply Chain and Operations Services. "Their industry-recognized leadership and end-to-end solutions will not only enhance our supply chain management but will also help us improve COGs and profitability through OnDemand's comprehensive auditing capabilities."
"OnDemand will help Jamba Juice centralize and manage key performance indicators within their supply chain, enabling a faster, data-driven decision-making organization," said Jeff Dorr, ArrowStream Chief Customer Officer. "We are pleased to be selected as one of Jamba Juice's strategic partners and to help them continue their profitability growth and simplify their supply chain processes."
The agreement is part of Jamba's continued cost-improvement and process simplification efforts. The Company is also making progress on its recently-announced refranchising and G&A reduction initiatives.
About ArrowStream Inc.
ArrowStream Inc. is a supply chain Software-as-a-Service provider with 14 years of restaurant supply chain expertise. Our proven solutions help businesses create more proactive, collaborative and efficient supply chains.
For more information visit: www.arrowstream.com
About Jamba Juice Company
Founded in 1990, Jamba, Inc. is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot teas, and a variety of food items including hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, Artisan Flatbreads™, baked goods, and snacks. As of September 30, 2014, there were 862 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of "Team Up for a Healthy America" in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes, and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at www.JambaJuice.com or by contacting Jamba's Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
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