Food Lifecycle Management

It’s time to think differently about the food supply chain.

We know that today’s food supply chain is fast-moving, constantly changing, and time-sensitive when it comes to fresh products. What’s next? Even more layers of complexity that challenge the status quo

Challenges of the Food Supply Chain

Connect     Fresh food supply chains must be interconnected from growers to consumers

Connect     Sustainability and Brand reputation is everyone’s concern

Regulations     Regulatory changes such as FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) are driving accountability

Transparency     Consumers are demanding choice and greater transparency to product origin information

Quality     Maintaining the highest quality fresh products translates to greater store profitability

Quality     Shrinking expertise in the labor market has created a technology dependence

Managing the challenge of fresh requires Food Lifecycle Management

Food Lifecycle Management is a core competency of ours that spans all the key stakeholders in the food supply chain: government, growers, logistics, distributors, retailers and operators.
Food Lifecycle Management provides the earliest visibility via grower enablement through to the retailers and operators to consumers.
 Built off the best practices from the leaders in the food supply chain industry
 Brings together the network, workflows, logistics, execution and analytics to deliver insights across the food supply chain
 Fastest response to changes in the food supply chain

Food Lifecycle Management is a core competency for the modern food supply chain

 

REACH CONSUMERS AT POINT OF SALE

Drive consumers to your website

Mobile or web look-up from any device

No special apps required

Improve effectiveness of marketing campaigns

Reinforce your brand promise

Enhance consumer confidence in store/private brands


Managing the challenge of fresh requires Food Lifecycle Management:

 For the most efficient and reliable supply chains in the world
 Provides the most comprehensive and earliest visibility by connecting the key stakeholders in the food supply chain: government, growers, logistics, distributors, retailers and operators
 Built off the best practices from the leaders in the food supply chain industry
 Brings together the network, workflows, logistics, execution and analytics to deliver insights across the food supply chain
 Fastest response to changes in the food supply chain

The Fresh Clock is Ticking

Our food supply chain is inter-connected and information from the earliest sources (ie growers) to the end consumer is transforming buying decisions
 Brand reputation is everyone’s concern at all levels of the food supply chai
 Regulatory changes – from FSMA (food safety modernization act) to more changes on the horizon, the accountability of information is paramount
 Consumers are demanding more choices as well as transparency on where and how their food is grown and sourced
 Fresh products are a differentiator as well as a profitable destination for retailers
 At the same time, the workforce with food supply chain expertise is shrinking

IMPROVE FOOD SAFETY EFFORTS

Demonstrate your commitment to quality control

Internally assess quality of various growers

Mitigate the effects of a potential recall

Meet any current or future compliance issues

Exceed retailer mandates for item level traceability

EASY TO IMPLEMENT, COST EFFECTIVE

Low impact, inexpensive setup

Look-up integrates into any website with an API

Hosted link or custom landing site configuration

Minimal cost, pay as you go billing

Cloud-based, accessible from anywhere

Leverage iTrade’s existing network of package and label partners