When teams set out to optimize warehouse operations, the intent is always the same: make the supply chain flow through the warehouse like a well-oiled machine. So, they implement a solution, then another, then another. Some conveyor. Some software. Mobile Devices. Various automation controllers. On and on.

Pretty soon, reality hits: There are dozens of discrete automated projects, but no unified solution. The collection of micro-solutions is running the people – and often running them crazy!

Usually, the solutions aren’t bad in themselves – but they are micro-solutions. They fix a specific problem without regard for the rest of the warehouse or the people involved.

That’s where ActiveIntegrator™ comes in. You can leverage the power of ActiveIntegrator™ to see the entire flow of operations, and communicate between micro-solutions, so that it all works together as a single solution. …like Imperial Trading Company did with their iSeries-connected robotics solution. …Or like McLane Company did with their multi-vendor order fulfillment solution. Both using ActiveIntegrator™.

You can do the same. Reach out for more information: Contact Sales.

We just developed and deployed the ultimate integration tool for AutomationDirect and other programmable logic controllers! Any application or cloud service can now interact with the controller, connect it to any database, and generally make it more user-accessible. A big thank you to McLane Company, Inc. for partnering with us on the first project to see it in action.

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Food Logistics Names Velociti Alliance North America 2022 Top Software & Technology Provider

This award honors top software and technology providers that ensure a safe, efficient and reliable global cold food and beverage supply chain. 

Greenville, SC—Dec. 12, 2022 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, named Velociti Alliance North America as one of the winners of its 2022 Top Software & Technology Providers award, which honors software and technology providers that ensure a safe, efficient and reliable global cold food and beverage supply chain. 

This year’s winners are investing in and implementing emerging technologies, from mobile technology and Internet of Things (IoT) to food safety management, routing and scheduling, yard management and more. Today’s software and technology offerings provide flexibility, efficiency, safety, visibility and more, and offer end-to-end management, from farm to fork, and beyond.

“The supply chain management software segment is projected to reach $18.04 billion this year, according to Statista. This includes all of the emerging software solutions such as barcode systems, FinTech, inventory control, mobile technology, robotics, wireless technology and more,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “These providers and their solutions being implanted to address challenges in the cold food supply chain, whether that be port closures, driver safety or just simple automating a process.”

Recipients of this year’s award will be profiled in Food Logistics’ Nov/Dec 2022 print issue. Go to https://foodl.me/h27cmu to view the full list of Top Software & Technology Providers. Go to https://www.foodlogistics.com/awards to learn more about other Food Logistics’ awards.

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Food Logistics and sister publication Supply & Demand Chain Executive are also home to L.I.N.K. and L.I.N.K. Educate podcast channels, L.I.N.K. Live, SCN Summit, SupplyChainLearningCenter.com and more. Go to www.FoodLogistics.com to learn more.

“With the help of our warehouse technology partner Velociti, we have made significant improvements to the way we complete work. The digital screen walks temporary staff through the process and allows us to train them in less than 15 minutes, so they are immediately adding value. Within three days, they are able to operate at roughly the same speed as a full-time employee. We need temps to get in, get operational, and get up to speed quick.” Peter Grenier, SVP Operations and Strategy, Nebraska Book Company