SafetyChain Software’s Leadership Forum “Food Supply Chain Risk Management and Operational Best Practices” with Wawa and The Acheson Group Recording Now Available

Interactive Webinar Focused on Best Practices for FSQA Operations and Leveraging Food Safety Automation Technologies to Mitigate Food Safety and Supply Chain Risk

SafetyChain Software, leaders in Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA)™, hosted a FSQA leadership forum on April 24, titled, “Food supply chain risk management and operational best practices” Featuring Nancy Wilson, Director of Quality Assurance, Risk & Safety, Wawa and Dr. David Acheson, Founder, The Acheson Group.

Dr. Acheson, former Chief Medical Officer for USDA and FDA, discussed:

  • The tight relationship between best-in-class risk management, brand reputation and organizational financial health
  • Best practices for managing operational risk – including supply chain risk management, food safety plan design and FSQA continuous improvement
  • Insights on the role of enabling technologies in FSQA risk mitigation

Ms. Wilson provided insights on how Wawa is:

  • Managing supplier risk – before approaches and after results using technology
  • Managing risk through supplier verification and supply chain risk reduction
  • Leveraging technology innovations for supplier risk assessment and auditing

“With food safety and quality issues posing the biggest risk to brand protection and financial health of food and beverage companies, SafetyChain was delighted to host this important leadership forum – where both Dr. David Acheson and Nancy Wilson shared valuable insights on supply chain risk management and operational best practices,” commented Barbara Levin, SafetyChain’s SVP and Co-Founder. Continued Levin, “In addition, both Acheson and Wilson provided tangible examples of the important role FSQA automation technologies, such as SafetyChain, play in mitigating supply chain risks.”

Following the webinar, Ms. Wilson and Dr. Acheson answered live questions from participants. A full recording of the session and webinar slides can be accessed here.

To learn how SafetyChain is helping companies automate supplier compliance and mitigate risk visit

SafetyChain’s FSQA Leadership Forum is a part of SafetyChain’s 2015 FSQA Technology Series: “Enabling Technologies – The Food Safety & Quality Assurance Game Changer” – which includes Leadership Forums, FSQA Tech Talks and Executive Briefs focusing on the critical role of FSQA enabling technologies in effectively and efficiently executing on today’s top food safety and quality challenges. To learn more about SafetyChain’s FSQA Technology series, or to register for our upcoming Tech Talk session with UniSea on May 19, visit

About SafetyChain Software
SafetyChain Software is the leading vendor of Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA at all points along a company’s supply chain – upstream, downstream and internally. SafetyChain for Food™ includes integrated modules for Supplier Compliance, Safety and Quality Management, Regulatory and GFSI Compliance, Food Safety Audit Readiness and Mobile FSQA applications for smart phones and tablets. SafetyChain for Food is an affordable, cloud-based solution with hard-dollar Return on Investment, and is used globally by leading companies across all food industry sectors.

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