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Elemica Highlighted by Food Logistics

GA_Trend_LogoGary Neights, Director of Product Management, is featured in an article on Food LogisticsAn excerpt of  the article is included here:

Gary Neights, a senior director at Elemica, a Wayne, Pa.-based supply chain software provider, says integrated operating networks are especially helpful in establishing safety and quality control. If a food processor, wholesaler or retailer suffers a listeria outbreak, an operating network will let them quickly determine which batches are affected and whether they are in trucks or railcars or sitting on a shelf some place.

Putting cross-company data into a single, searchable silo gives a supply chain operating network a unique ability to let a user quickly retrieve information whether it resides in an order, shipping documents, delivery schedule, receiving documents, laboratory records and more. A transportation management system, by contrast, may have some of this information but it might not have all of it, Neights says.

One technical function Elemica performs related to big data for inbound logistics is...

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