PRESS RELEASE — Oct. 2, 2019
Procurant, a Silicon Valley company transforming the global food supply chain, today announced the release of ProcurantConnect®, a cloud-based service that enables growers and shippers of perishable goods to easily connect and collaborate with trading partners. The solution also includes out-of-the-box support for transmitting product traceability data to the IBM Food Trust.
“Trading partners in the food supply chain share a lot of information with each other, but variations in the way each company handles data leads to custom integration projects that can be expensive and time-consuming to set up and maintain,” said Ray Connelly, Vice President Supplier Strategy, Procurant. “We now have a simple and cost-effective solution for food suppliers that are being asked to share new kinds of data in new formats with multiple trading partners.”
ProcurantConnect® is a first-of-its-kind solution providing a single connection point for sending and receiving a variety of files. Companies simply pick a channel and select what information they want to exchange via a set of pre-built connection channels, data formats and monitoring and notification capabilities.
ProcurantConnect® features include:
ProcurantConnect® is part of a continuum of solutions from Procurant that leverage a single, global platform designed for the unique requirements of the food industry. All Procurant solutions benefit from the strengths of a shared infrastructure that includes:
The result is a platform that helps farmers, producers, shippers, distributors and retailers in their strategic planning as well as their day-to-day supply chain processes.
We now have a simple and cost-effective solution for food suppliers that are being asked to share new kinds of data in new formats with multiple trading partners.
Ray Connelly, VP Supplier Strategy