Billfire, Scottsdale, AZ
Web site: www.billfire.com
Year founded: 2001
Number of employees: 20
Number of food customers: 115
Solution name(s): Account Center, R2, Statement Processing & Distribution
Worth noting: Billfire clients gain a more comprehensive view of their customers, their payment trends and credit risk. Billfire takes pride in creating easy-to-use receivables management tools that can serve a wide variety of industries, simplify day-to-day operations, turn mountains of data into usable information, and deliver quantifiable value.
Blue Link Associates, Concord, Ontario, Canada
Web site: www.bluelinkerp.com
Year founded: 1992
Number of employees: 13
Number of food customers: 30
Solution name(s): Blue Link Elite
Worth noting: Blue Link’s lot tracking, or batch tracking software, allows for product traceability to keep track of which customers received specific groups (or shipments) of items, when they were received and the supplier and date the items were purchased. The software also enables customers to perform lot costing—tracking actual costs instead of FIFO or average.
Blue Sky Technologies, Waxhaw, NC
Web site: www.blueskytech.com
Year founded: 2003
Number of employees: 5
Number of food customers: 19
Solution name(s): Insight, Data Vault, Broadcast Display, Insight Scorecard, JanusAMS
Worth noting: Blue Sky Technologies is a small and flexible company, meaning that we do not subscribe to a “one size fits all” solution. We understand that all organizations are different, and therefore all need to meet specific goals.
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN
Web site: www.chrobinson.com
Year founded: 1905
Number of employees: 8,743
Number of food customers: N/A
Solution name(s): Managed TMS, Navisphere
Worth noting: C.H. Robinson’s Navisphere technology platform gives you end-to-end shipment visibility and connects you with all your customers and service providers so you can manage spend, manage risk and improve efficiency. Navisphere quickly integrates with other ERP systems and is customized to fit your specific needs.
Cadec Global, Manchester, NH
Web site: www.cadec.com
Year founded: 1976
Number of employees: 55
Number of food customers: 65
Solution name(s): PowerVue
Worth noting: Cadec’s PowerVue is a modern and flexible SaaS solution that is simple to implement and has a unique configurable workflow so fleets can tailor their solutions in weeks rather than months. It is also architected for easy integration with routing, supply chain and ERP applications. Cadec allows fleets to extend their supply chain to truck cabs and even out to the delivery dock for improved efficiencies.
CAMS Software, New Westminster, B.C., Canada
Web site: www.camspro.com
Year founded: 1997
Number of employees: 15
Number of food customers: 17
Solution name(s): CAMS Professional, Prospero, Prospero Routing, Backhaul Optimizer, Salvage Optimizer, Tour Builder, Mileage Master
Worth noting: CAMS Prospero includes several optimization engines that recommend optimal solutions to the operator. These solutions are so simple to generate that suddenly multiple, fleet-wide optimizations are committed—affecting potentially dozens of routes instantly. Manual assignment work that previously took hours can now be done in seconds.
CAPS, Livonia, MI
Web site: www.usecaps.com
Year founded: 1998
Number of employees: 50
Number of food customers: 230
Solution name(s): Pay-Per-Use Trip IBC Rental, Pay-Per-Day Term IBC Rental, IBC Cleaning & Repair, CAPS- TRAC Suite - Reusable asset tracking
Worth noting: CAPS’ proprietary tracking solution, CAPS-TRAC, provides near real time tracking of assets throughout the supply chain from any Internet accessible computer while minimizing asset loss and damage, with ability to track and bill for damages. It is also offered via SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) and allows tracking implementation without requiring costly, extensive development.
Cardinal Hosted Logistics, Concord, NC
Web site: www.cardinalhostedlogistics.com