Morton Wholesale Satisfies a Craving for Productivity with VAI Mobile Capabilities

Following the company's adoption of VAI S2K Enterprise for Food software with mobile proof-of-delivery (POD) and order entry capabilities, Morton Wholesale, an independent distributor of food and beverage products, shared testimonials highlighting the results.

Why Design and Development Should Be Done with Mobile in Mind

The next time you're at a sporting event, a retail mall, or the airport, count how many cell phones are in use as evidence that design and development should be a mobile-first approach. Some of the people you'll encounter won't ever put their smartphones down, wholly engaged with making in-app purchases, checking their social network accounts, reading the news, and, of course, interacting. Additionally, the mobile device trend extends beyond consumer use to enterprise functionality, providing employees with continual access to the apps and data they need.

Food And Beverage Industry
Solutions to Achieving Sustainable Operations in The Food And Beverage Industry

The complexity and magnitude of environmental concerns in food systems present significant challenges to building sustainable operations. Global food supply chains, for example, account for one-third of human-produced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions each year. During a product’s lifecycle, processes related to fuel and energy consumption, food production, and transportation continuously emit gasses into the atmosphere. Cargo transportation alone is responsible for 8% of global GHG emissions.

Retailers Utilize ERP and Cloud Technology to Create Sustainability
Retailers Utilize ERP and Cloud Technology to Create Sustainability

The chief sustainability officer of The Home Depot, Ron Jarvis, said that there are no environmentally friendly companies, and everything we do has an environmental impact with risks across the board, whether by carbon emissions, chemical exposure, or deforestation. 

2023 ERP Predictions and Technology Trends
2023 ERP Predictions and Technology Trends
November 17, 2022 ERP Software/Technology Gina Parry

As 2022 unfolded, we experienced ongoing supply chain challenges, the continued shift from remote to hybrid work for many businesses, persistent cybersecurity attacks, labor, and inventory shortages, and more. The year saw even more companies shore up security defenses and move their enterprise data to the cloud. As we look ahead to 2023, what can business leaders expect? The following are a few predictions for companies across all industries and offer insights into the future ERP marketplace.

Leverage Technology to Build a Data-Driven Supply Chain
Leverage Technology to Build a Data-Driven Supply Chain

With current supply chain disruptions occurring including shortages across all sectors, proper data tracking utilizing technologies - such as predictive analytics with embedded AI - can help improve a company’s supply chain management. These technologies provide insight into critical areas of operation. As the supply chain increasingly becomes more data-driven to monitor inventory, customer demand, employee productivity, and delivery efficiencies, companies can leverage technology to better steer corporate planning and growth. Although the sheer amount of data produced by a supply chain can seem overwhelming, advanced technologies can offer real-time insights that empower faster decision-making and dramatically improve the bottom-line.