‘Blueprint 2023’, Sysco LABS’ flagship awards event, took place on August 23rd at the grand ballroom, Shangri-La Colombo. It was an evening where the company celebrated the previous year’s successes, recognized its achievers, and discussed its strategy for success in the next financial year.
The event featured keynotes from Lise Monahan, Vice President Technology – US & Canada Foodservices, Global In-house Centers & Office of the CIDO representing Sysco’s Technology Leadership team and Rasika Karunatilake – Managing Director, Sysco LABS Sri Lanka.
About Sysco LABS:
Sysco LABS is the captive innovation arm of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is a Fortune 500 company and the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare, and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 70,000 colleagues, the company operates 330+ distribution facilities worldwide and serves approximately 725,000 customer locations. For fiscal year 2023 that ended July 1, 2023, the company generated sales of more than $76 billion.
Operating with the agility and tenacity of a tech–startup, powered by the expertise of the industry leader, Sysco LABS is perfectly poised to transform one of the world’s largest industries.
Sysco LABS’s engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Austin and Houston, TX, innovate across the entire food service journey – from the enterprise grade technology that enables Sysco’s business, to the technology that revolutionizes the way that Sysco connects with restaurants and the technology that shapes the way those restaurants connect with customers.
Sysco LABS technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more.