PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - September 13, 2016) - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. a leading quick-service restaurant chain serving Mexican and American classics at nearly 550 locations across 16 states, has partnered with Intesource, the leader in eSourcing services for grocers, retailers and restaurants, to uncover new opportunities to create value and reduce costs throughout its sourcing process.
"We go to great lengths to ensure we provide quality, fresh ingredients to our guests at unbeatable prices," said Peter Honer, senior vice president of finance at Del Taco Restaurants. "By helping us validate our current supplier pricing and identifying new categories where we can save, the Intesource team gives us confidence that we're getting the best value with every purchase, enabling us to offer affordable products without sacrificing quality or taste."
Intesource's managed sourcing services approach supplements Del Taco's internal procurement team with everything they need to foster innovation and boost efficiency. By working side-by-side with the restaurant's procurement team on price discovery and taking the heavy-lifting of creating and running events off their plate, Intesource will give Del Taco more opportunity to focus on key growth initiatives such as product innovation and trend forecasting.
"Despite a challenging food service landscape that often squeezes profit margins for even the most advanced organizations, the industry is ripe with opportunity to generate tremendous value and savings," said Brian Miller, vice president of services at Intesource. "With the ability to boost internal efficiency by scaling internal procurement teams with outside experts, procurement can maximize performance by focusing on activities that drive the business forward and provide value for years to come."
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About Intesource, a PROACTIS company
Intesource eliminates operational headaches from the sourcing equation by offering the industry's only enterprise wide, unlimited, full-service e-sourcing package. Intesource's turnkey approach to e-sourcing consistently drives double-digit savings without requiring additional staff or process overhauls -- an approach that saves valuable time and frees up staff to focus on strategic initiatives.
With a history of success in the most challenging sourcing climates, and expertise in both direct and indirect categories, Intesource ensures that buyers are getting the best value every single time. Learn more at www.Intesource.com.
PROACTIS is a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider. Over 800 organizations across 90 countries use PROACTIS software and services to transform their procurement, purchase-to-pay and accounts payable processes to deliver greater bottom-line value.
- PROACTIS Solutions for Finance enable organizations to streamline the purchase-to-pay process, eliminate labor-intensive manual registration of invoices, speed up invoice matching and approvals, and gain control of "after-the-event" purchase claims.
- PROACTIS Solutions for Procurement help organizations to automate the full buying cycle from improving the way they find, evaluate and engage suppliers to increasing "on-contract" spending and enabling more effective collaboration with their trading network.
Widely used in mid-to-large sized organizations across private, public and not-for-profit sectors, PROACTIS is routinely integrated with existing ERP and financial systems.
PROACTIS was founded in 1996 and floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2006 (AIM: PHD). Headquartered in the UK with operations in North America, Benelux and Asia Pacific, PROACTIS has an extensive accredited global partner network.
For further information, visit www.proactis.com.
About Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.
Founded in 1964 in Southern California, Del Taco (NASDAQ: TACO) is the nation's second largest Mexican Quick Service Restaurant chain. Known for serving Mexican and American favorites prepared fresh in every restaurants' working kitchen, Del Taco's menu items taste better because they are made with fresh ingredients like cheddar cheese grated from 40-lb blocks, hand chopped pico de gallo, fresh sliced avocado, slow cooked beans made from scratch, and fresh-grilled marinated chicken and carne asada steak. In June 2016, Del Taco reinvigorated its UnFreshing Believable® marketing campaign to further communicate its commitment to serve guests everything that they love, including choosing not to choose between tacos and fries, fresh prep and fair price, or great tasting food and the convenience of a drive thru. With nearly 550 restaurants in 16 states, Del Taco serves more than three million guests each week. For more information, follow Del Taco on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or visit www.deltaco.com.