A regional cold storage company specializing in temperature-controlled storage and distribution of frozen meat and seafood products has invested in cloud-based technology to manage its operations.
Suffolk Cold Storage in Suffolk, Va.,
which handles 13 million cases (260 million lb) of perishable food products
annually, wanted to rid itself of "back office systems" tasks so it
could focus entirely on business operations, says Jim Stoddard, general
manager. “Now, we only have one system administrator to oversee operation and
Supplied by HighJump Software, Eden Prairie,
Minn., the cloud-based technology with nearly 100 percent uptime has reduced Suffolk's
overall staff 22 percent and increased productivity by 40 percent, according to
HighJump. In addition, the software firm notes that Suffolk is anticipating an
80 percent reduction in lost or misplaced product.
Cold Storage Firm Streamlines with Software Cloud
February 1, 2012