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Blockchain? What is it? Well, in short, it is sophisticated traceability and ‘proof of provenance’. BlockChain is increasingly being talked about within the Fresh Produce sector.  Walmart’s recent announcement mandating the use of the IBM ‘Fabric’ BlockChain solution for ‘leafy greens’ by 2020 has certainly increased the volume. IBM’s ‘Fabric’ solution is one of several solutions currently under development. Some say that, as it is based on ‘multiple servers’, it is expensive, particularly for Fresh Produce.,... Read more
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LINKFRESH Software Release Advisory

LINKFRESH (6.10) for Microsoft Dynamics NAV LINKFRESH has issued a New Software Release Advisory for its LINKFRESH ERP solution on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform. Available from 01 September, 2017, this latest release of LINKFRESH (6.10) for Microsoft Dynamics NAV includes the following new features and enhancements: - Grower Pooling (Consignment... Read more

Food Industry Headaches – Keeping your Customers Happy

  The fresh food industry is a highly unique industry, nowhere else is it more important to have constant real-time information and to keep everything in your business running quickly and efficiently whilst ensuring quality levels are maintained. One of the most challenging aspects of being a food grower is keeping... Read more

ERP Headaches – My ERP Needs to Adapt to my Specific Industry

With their obvious benefits, ERP solutions are becoming ever more commonplace. With the sheer amount of choice available, it may seem a simple job to find the right solution for you on the surface. However, ERP software is a large, complex system and each industry comes with its own unique... Read more

Data Headaches in the Fresh Food Industry

In the modern age we have huge amounts of data available at our fingertips, which was unprecedented even a decade ago. Real-time data analysis empowers businesses to make beneficial decisions with a minimal amount of guesswork. However, the sheer volume of data available to companies can be intimidating, difficult to... Read more
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The IoT and the Supply Chain

The Internet of Things (IoT) is defined as a network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors and network connectivity. These enable the IoT things to collect and exchange data remotely across existing network infrastructure. The IoT has been billed as the next Industrial Revolution because of the impact... Read more

Building Confidence in ERP Solutions

Six out of ten existing SAP customer would not buy the same solution again. This is the headline quote from a recent analysis of SAP’s customers by Nucleus Research.   The report asked a range of businesses their thoughts on SAP products, services and overall customer satisfaction.  In this blog, we... Read more

Fruit World interviews Richard Jones

Last week, Fruit World interviewed our chief technology officer, Richard Jones about the potential of big data for the fresh produce industry. Discussion centred on how gathering and using real-time and historic data can increase efficiencies significantly for businesses, with Richard highlighting the demand for accessibility of data on iPads,... Read more
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Game, Set and Match for British Strawberries

The headlines we’ve seen recently warning that the death knell may have sounded for strawberry farming have, you won’t be surprised to hear, caused a great deal of consternation in the UK farming industry. The future of British strawberries – inextricably linked into our culture through Wimbledon, which traditionally kicks... Read more

LINKFRESH Announces Strong Growth

2015 was a fantastic year for LINKFRESH, and our latest growth figures are testament to this. In 2015 we experienced year-on-year group revenue increases and a significant rise in our UK order book, enabling us to continue to invest 10 per cent of costs into R&D. We saw increases of... Read more