CMX, a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Quality and Risk Management Software (EQMS), will team up with Captain D’s, the nation’s leading fast-casual seafood restaurant brand and a key CMX customer, to present at the 2022 North American Food Safety & Quality Conference (NAFS22), September 27-28, 2022.
Captain D’s Vice President of Quality Assurance Mark Earnest will be joined by CMX Vice President of Sales & Business Development Keith Cole to deliver the presentation, titled “Creating a Culture of Quality and Food Safety Throughout your Supply Chain.” It will be held September 27 at 11:40 am in Room 2 at the Westin Chicago North Shore.
“Under Mark’s experienced leadership, Captain D’s has stayed true to its commitment to provide superior seafood and fish from the best sources, using technology and automation as a lever for speed, scale, and consistent quality,” said Cole. “I look forward to teaming up with him to discuss how they’ve transformed their quality and food safety programs by leveraging automation, setting clear expectations, and improving collaboration with their supply chain partners using the CMX1 platform.”
Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Captain D’s has more than 540 restaurants in 23 states. It was named the #1 seafood chain in the QSR 50, ranked by AUV. Founded in 1969, Captain D’s has been offering its customers high-quality seafood at reasonable prices in a welcoming atmosphere for more than 53 years.
Earnest has been in the food safety industry for over 30 years and, in addition to Captain D’s, has held roles with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Nashville Davidson County Health Department, and other organizations. He joined Captain D’s in 2012.
The session will cover:
- An overview of Captain D’s, its quality and safety programs, and its global supply chain strategy
- Captain D’s journey toward automating supplier onboarding, training, certification, and ongoing quality monitoring
- How Captain D’s has embraced digital transformation for product lifecycle management, product evaluations, incidents, and recall management
- The ROI and impact of digital on the business
- Future plans for digital transformation
Leading brands including Burger King, Outback, Arby’s, Captain D’s, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Sonic Drive-In, Raley’s Supermarkets, and Hasbro trust CMX’s cloud-based Enterprise Quality and Risk Management Software (EQMS) CMX1 to help them achieve and maintain Operational and Quality Excellence. For over a decade CMX has led the market with the most comprehensive, user-friendly, cloud-based EQMS platform for food and consumer brands. It’s the only enterprise solution to effectively combine supply chain quality and operational excellence into a single, fully configurable operating platform.
Taking place September 27-28 in the Chicago area, NAFS brings together the “who’s who” of food safety, quality, and compliance executives from around the world. CMX is a 2022 event sponsor. To register for the conference, go here.
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