Nashville, TN may be known as the country music capital of the world, but it can do a lot more than carry a tune; it’s a leading foodie destination and a must-visit city for history buffs. It’s also the only place in the world where you’ll find a full-size replica of the Greek Parthenon! If you’re planning on joining us at the 2018 VAI Customer Conference, Prevail, join us as we explore the fondly known “music city” of Nashville, Tennessee. Read on for a few know-before-you-go facts about this one-of-a-kind city of legendary music and southern hospitality:
Intelligent Enterprises today recognize that investing in a new, fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, or upgrading an existing investment is imperative to the success and growth of the organization,, because the cost of doing nothing will hurt the entire enterprise, both short and long-term . According to Aberdeen Group, The Cost of Doing Nothing, 46% of companies with an updated ERP system are more likely to increase their performance, inventory accuracy, and customer satisfaction.
We are thrilled that our very own Ira Dannenberg, Vice President of R&D – Food Division, has been selected by Food Logistics to its 2018 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award. Designed to recognize exceptional accomplishments within the food industry, this distinguished award identifies influential individuals whose hard work and vision have shaped and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity, and innovation through the global food supply chain.
VAI is pleased to announce that Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected CIO Kevin Beasley to its 17th annual listing of the 2018 Pros to Know in the supply chain industry. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.
With approximately 6 weeks left in the holiday shopping season, it’s no surprise to see that retailers are eager to make the most out of the 2016 holiday rush. According to the National Retail Federation NRF’s survey conducted by Prosper Insights, American consumers plan to spend an average $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this year, and it’s not surprising that social media marketing and mobility will play an increased role in driving sales.
Technology has become the driving force behind the increased pace of business, with companies today facing the “keep up or be left behind” reality. The world of food is especially influenced by this continuously changing and fast-moving, technologically advanced landscape. Food and beverage companies must handle the challenges, that shape the industry and as such, they look to innovation to remain relevant and compliant. In a competitive environment with fickle regulatory conditions, food and beverage manufacturers need to rely upon technology solutions that will support them not just today, but well into the future.