Forecasting will become essential from farm to distribution with lots of elements of adaptability and variables as part of the plan of any company/farm of any size.
No longer can we assume straight line supply chains, in fact they were never straight. Rebuilding supply chains with new elements, vision and technology will be crucial to ensure resilience for next global event.
IRVINE, California. – March 24, 2020 – We are in an unusual time and it shows in how consumer behavior has placed an unprecedented burden on crucial supply chains – not just toilet paper and cleaning supplies, but various food staples as well. At least temporarily, panic and uncertainty have resulted in demand spikes that for most within the food chain are unsustainable. And, at least for now, the feeling of uncertainty remains.
SAN DIEGO California. – March 28, 2020 – The second annual San Diego Angel Conference, the largest pitch contest in Southern California, announced investments totaling $400,000 in three companies, AgTools, Noria Water Technologies, and Visicell Medical, made during today’s event. Due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the conference was held digitally, with more than 690 registrants from all over the United States and the world, including Canada, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, and Myanmar.
IRVINE, California. – 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.
IRVINE, California. – October 10, 2019 –UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, has launched a partnership with Agtools Inc., a provider of a cutting-edge data analytics service for the Food Supply Chain. Agtools’ online service covers over 500 fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and ornamentals enabling supply chain stakeholders, including all major food retailers, to optimize their forecasting, planning, purchasing and merchandising which results in reduced food waste, and increased sustainability for both farmer/shippers and buyers.