Top 20 Food and Beverages Technology Solution Companies - 2014
Food and Beverage industry is embracing multiple sides of the technology value chain to bring in huge savings by adopting differentiated strategies and technology investment priorities. The technology trends highlight an industry in transition. Digital logistics and the increased cloud adoption has emerged as the core drivers for minimized costs and increased efficiencies, which is of paramount importance for the sector. The software applications in areas like supply chain, inventory management, forecasting, compliance, food safety, transportation, and marketing are driving various gains in association with new technology providers and logistics service providers.
Within the food and beverage industry, companies often rely on complex processes and the best automation and control technologies are always high on demand. The various automation software bridges the gap between the management, production lines and supply chains to increase productivity and reduce time-to-market.
Sustaining transformation starts with initiatives and tracking the outcomes. Our research identified the companies that leverage their products and solutions to realize the true potential of the global food and beverage industry. In order to present a 360 degree view of the software acceleration in the food and beverage sector, we sought out views from a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and the editorial board of CIO Review to select the final 20 companies that are at the forefront for tackling today’s challenge in the Food and Beverage landscape.
As a prelude to CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Food and Beverage Solution Providers 2014, our selection panel evaluated the capabilities of hundreds of vendors in this space who have tailored systems, services, and skill sets to propel the technology momentum. The companies featured here highlighted an in-depth expertise in delivering integrated and innovative technologies to streamline operations and be the critical cog in the evolving food and beverage ecosystem. We present to you CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Food and Beverage Technology Solution Providers 2014.