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November 4, 2019 - AgTools teams with Blue Book as preferred data content provider


IRVINE, CA – November 4, 2019 – AGTOOLS, the data analytic service for the produce industry, has entered an agreement as preferred content provider with BLUE BOOK SERVICES, the leading credit rating and business information company for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry.

Through this agreement Agtools, with market data coverage of over 500 specialty crops, will be used by Blue Book to deliver accurate, timely market data to its thousands of members and readers. Improving profitability for users is at the core of Agtools.

The service has actionable data such as volumes, pricing, freight, exchange rates, and more in a straightforward, user friendly data service. By teaming with Blue Book, the company continues its growth and leadership in the agtech industry.

Blue Book and Agtools Inc. will collaborate together providing preferred pricing to Agtools service to all Blue Book Service members. Users of Agtools can receive daily reports, with a summary of the previous day's market, including volumes, FOB and terminal prices, as well as a rotation between weather, prices of fuels, holidays and retail price information. Agtools can be used on any device: laptop, mobile, tablets and does not require additional software installation. It is available as an app in Google Play Store and App Store.

“We welcome the opportunity to add Agtools as a preferred content provider for data analytics as Blue Book continues to add value for members,” said Mark Erickson, Sr. Vice President and CIO, Blue Book Services.

“Partnering with Blue Book is a privilege and enables Agtools to assist even more stakeholders in the food supply chain to make data based decisions,” states Martha Montoya, CEO of Agtools Inc.

About Agtools, Inc.

Agtools, Inc. (www.Ag.Tools) provides web-based solutions to help growers, shippers, processors, and distributors be more profitable throughout the food supply chain. Winner of the Microsoft Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence award, AGTools is a customizable solution that is designed to provide information in real time. To register for a demo, visit: www.AG.Tools

About Blue Book Services

Established in 1901, Blue Book Services, Inc. is the leader of timely, accurate, and reliable credit and marketing information for the domestic and international fresh produce and exempt transportation industries. Produce suppliers, buyers, brokers, and transporters rely on Blue Book ratings, scores, reports, and analysis to make safe, informed, and profitable business decisions. Blue Book Services also includes a full range of dispute resolution services including collections, mediation, and arbitration.

For more information, please visit:

Media Contacts, Agtools Inc. Charles Harrison Tel: 714-272-0637

Media contact, Blue Book Services Jeff Lair, Marketing Director 630-668-3500



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