Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, has been named to the FL100+ annual award list, presented by Food Logistics, due to improved efficiencies, significant savings, and fast returns on investments being achieved by players utilizing its solutions in the food and beverage industry. FL100+ recognizes software and technology providers that hold influential roles in the global food and beverage supply chain.
By utilizing and integrating Cimcorp’s MultiPick- a fully automated robotic material handling solution, manufacturers, distributors and supply chain professionals can employ just-in-time order picking, increase efficiency and rapid handling, reduce labor costs, eliminate errors and ensure traceability as products move throughout the facility. This is beneficial for the food and beverage market because it allows facilities to stay compliant with strict government regulations while providing customers with fresher products, faster.
“Our MultiPick solution addresses the demand for innovative supply chain solutions that cut handling costs, increase delivery accuracyand improve profitability in highly competitive markets, such as food and beverage,” says Cimcorp North American president Rick Trigatti. “Additionally, MultiPick can collect vast amounts of data and execute detailed analysis of both dispatch operations and production planning, which provides manufacturers and distributors with 100 percent traceability. This is an important factor when dealing with food and beverage products, and consumer safety.”
Over 150 companies applied for this year’s FL100+; more than any prior year. This year’s winner’s products benefit the industry in multiple ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance. The FL100+ is designed to serve as a resource guide for the readers of Food Logistics.
“Developments in the software and technology sector are generating new opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. “Moreover, cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain.”
Companies who earned a spot on the FL100+ list are featured in the November/December 2015 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online.