Annual List Identifies Leading Supply Chain Software and Technology Providers Who Play a Strategic Role in the Food and Beverage Industry

Food Logistics 2014

WILMINGTON, DE. USA— December 17, 2014 — Arkieva (arkieva.com), the designer and provider of the Arkieva suite of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software tools for manufacturing companies, announced today that Food Logistics Magazine, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain, has named Arkieva to its eleventh annual FL100+ list.

For more than a decade, the editors of Food Logistics have profiled software and technology providers that hold influential roles in the global food and beverage supply chain. Their products benefit the industry in multiple ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance.

“The impact of software and technology on the global food supply chain is truly profound,” emphasizes Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief at Food Logistics. “Software solution providers, equipment manufacturers and numerous technology innovations are supporting growth in our industry while concurrently lowering operating costs, improving productivity and enhancing visibility from farm to fork.”

Arkieva supply chain software has helped food companies in dried fruit, fresh berries, coffee and tea, meat and cheese  better manage their supply chains through demand planning, forecasting, inventory optimization, and scheduling.  Arkieva software also provides the underlying foundation for many users’ Sales and Operations Planning applications.

“We understand and appreciate the unique conditions food processors must deal with,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer at Arkieva. “The unknowns of weather conditions, size of harvest, and changing valuations all present special challenges for planners and forecasters and here at Arkieva we are dedicated to helping them succeed.”

Companies who earned a spot on the FL100+ list are featured in the November/December 2014 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.

About Arkieva

Arkieva, founded in 1993, is the developer of Arkieva software solutions for global manufacturing supply chains. With headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, and offices in Antwerp, Belgium, and, Mangalore, India   Arkieva is positioned to support multinational businesses around the world. Arkieva products enhance productivity and reduce operating costs in the supply chain, providing the full range of features necessary for effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Such major corporations as Momentive, INVISTA, Sunsweet Growers, Akzo Nobel and INEOS use Arkieva solutions. For more information, visit arkieva.com.

About Food Logistics Magazine

Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media Inc., a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics and supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.
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