Welcome!

Virtualization Authors: Elizabeth White, Dana Gardner, Ignacio M. Llorente, Cynthia Dunlop, Patrick Carey

News Feed Item

FoodLogiQ's Grower Relationship Management(sm) now a Qualified SAP Business All-in-One Partner Solution

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FoodLogiQ, the leading cloud-based, on-demand SaaS provider to the food industry, announced today that its Grower Relationship Management(sm) (GRM) solution is now a qualified SAP® Business All-in-One partner solution. GRM(sm) combines the power of SAP® with on-farm software allowing food companies to view and interact with their supply chain operations all the way from the grower to the retail consumer.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121218/CG31556)

According to Steve Rosenstock, Managing Partner of Clarkston Consulting's Consumer Products practice, "Our food and beverage industry clients are seeking new and innovative ways to integrate their supply chains for agricultural procurement to reduce commodity costs, improve sustainability outcomes and enable full traceability of their products."  GRM(sm) now closes the gap and easily fits into their SAP® ecosystem where they have made significant investments.

An off-the-shelf SaaS solution, GRM(sm) enables CPG companies to manage raw agricultural ingredient procurement and grower contracts using the same SAP® capabilities used to source other ingredients and raw materials. With GRM(sm), companies can reduce process costs by automating procurement processes and leveraging workflow as well as improve contract grower relationships by facilitating electronic transactions and collaboration. The plug-in nature of GRM(sm) with SAP® also increases a company's return on investment of their existing SAP® solutions.

With GRM(sm) , food companies can effectively manage:

  • Contract management– Extract maximum value from contracts through better historical performance and delivery.
  • Analytics – Capture, consolidate, and present traceable sustainability data across the enterprise.
  • Strategic agricultural sourcing – Match demand planning using contract grower collaboration.
  • Operational procurement – Optimize procurement, inventory management and use.
  • Grower management – Continuously develop contract growers based on consistent quality, quantity and delivery efficiency.

In this effort, FoodLogiQ partners strategically with Crescense, LLC, a value-added reseller of SAP® software solutions and maintenance for high-growth and mid-size enterprises. Clarkston Consulting also serves as an implementation partner, bringing a depth of expertise in the Consumer Products industry.

SAP® Business All-in-One partner solutions are qualified by SAP® and developed, sold and supported by SAP® channel partners as a defined-scope implementation with consulting services, and offer the flexibility to accommodate the unique business needs of each customer. Qualified SAP® Business All-in-One partner solutions are preconfigured, industry-specific versions of the SAP® ERP application combined with SAP® Best Practices offerings, enabling streamlined operations, lower costs and a proven path to growth.

EDITOR NOTES:

To learn more about the GRM solution, please visit www.sap-grm.com or call Ree'L Street at 404-275-7682. Watch demos of the software in action at www.sap-grm.com/demos . For more information about Crescence, please visit www.crescenseinc.com

SAP® and all SAP® logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP® AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world.

About FoodLogiQ
FoodLogiQ has been providing cloud based on-demand, SaaS solutions in the areas of sustainability, traceability and food safety for the food industry since 2006. Our customers include Bailey Farms, CH Robinson Worldwide, Clanton Farms, Jackson Farming, LoBue Brothers, Leasa Industries, Seneca Foods, Sunny Valley International, the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA), the Canadian Beef Breeds Association, the Canadian Angus Association, and Pfizer Animal Health. For more information, please visit www.foodlogiq.com.  

About Crescense
Crescense, LLC is a value-added reseller of software solutions and maintenance for high-growth and mid-size enterprises, with SAP and Business Objects as its primary focus.  We offer our clients in the Life Sciences and Consumer Products industries an industry-specific solution based on best practices for companies of your size and in your industry. For information, please visit www.crescenseinc.com

About Clarkston Consulting
Clarkston Consulting is a different kind of management and technology consulting firm.  We deliver a unique experience for market leaders within the Consumer Products and Life Sciences industries.  Considering professionalism, expertise, and value as prerequisites, we take service a step further through our unyielding commitment to the success of people as individuals, both our clients and our stewards.  By combining integrity, adaptability, and a "whatever-it-takes" attitude, we have achieved an extremely high rate of referral and repeat business and a 10-year average client satisfaction rate of 97%.  For more information, please visit www.clarkstonconsulting.com.

Media Contact: Ree'L Street Clarkston Consulting, 404-275-7682, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE FoodLogiQ

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
Bit6 today issued a challenge to the technology community implementing Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC). To leap beyond WebRTC’s significant limitations and fully leverage its underlying value to accelerate innovation, application developers need to consider the entire communications ecosystem.
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com), moderated by Ashar Baig, Research Director, Cloud, at Gigaom Research, Nate Gordon, Director of T...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the flow of ...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Focused on this fast-growing market’s needs, Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of IC solutions to advance "Ethernet Everywhere" in Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, introduced its IStaX™ software (VSC6815SDK), a robust protocol stack to simplify deployment and management of Industrial-IoT network applications such as Industrial Ethernet switching, surveillance, video distribution, LCD signage, intelligent sensors, and metering equipment. Leveraging technologies proven in the Carrier and Enterprise markets, IStaX is designed to work ac...
C-Labs LLC, a leading provider of remote and mobile access for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the appointment of John Traynor to the position of chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to the firm, Mr. Traynor will now oversee sales, marketing, finance, and operations. Mr. Traynor is based out of the C-Labs office in Redmond, Washington. He reports to Chris Muench, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Traynor brings valuable business leadership and technology industry expertise to C-Labs. With over 30 years' experience in the high-tech sector, John Traynor has held numerous...
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
SYS-CON Events announced today that IDenticard will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IDenticard™ is the security division of Brady Corp (NYSE: BRC), a $1.5 billion manufacturer of identification products. We have small-company values with the strength and stability of a major corporation. IDenticard offers local sales, support and service to our customers across the United States and Canada. Our partner network encompasses some 300 of the world's leading systems integrators and security s...
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...