Alex is a Product Marketing and Digital Marketing Manager at iTradeNetwork. He primarily works with iTradeNetwork Platform, Order Management System, iTradeOrder, Branded Procurement, MDS and CaRMA products. Common blog topics include: Order Management, Blockchain, The Safe Food For Canadians Regulation, and Food Safety.
iTrade attends a large number of industry events and trade shows every year. Check out our schedule below to see where we'll be in 2019. If you'd like to schedule a 1-on-1 session or product demo, feel free to reach out to email@example.com to set up a time to meet. We hope to connect with you in 2019!Read more
We were featured in Produce Business' January 2019 issue. Check out the article on page 31 titled, "Software Solutions: Help Produce Industry Keep Pace," by Doug Ohlenmeier.Read more
iTradeNetwork is excited to attend the IFDA SMart Conference July 28-30, 2019 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. IFDA, The International Foodservice Distributors Association, is the leading trade association for the foodservice distribution industry and serves to represent the distributor community, one of the largest sectors of the food and beverage industry as a whole. The SMart conference is focused on the sales and marketing efforts of distributors in the greater context of the food and beverage industry, making this an ideal conference for iTrade to connect with some of our existing distributor customers. If you are a distributor and would like to connect to discuss our products tailored specifically to distributors, feel free to set up a time to speak with us at the SMart Conference or otherwise. We hope to see you at the show.Read more
When we think of independent grocers, we think of high quality, local goods, friendly staff, and great service. Independently owned businesses are important to our communities and can help contribute to the cultures of the areas they serve. But given their tight operating margins and the looming threats of e-commerce, competition is tough.Read more
Bryn McFadden is Manager of Marketing at iTradeNetwork. She has authored a number of case studies highlighting developments in traceability, food safety, quality, and supply chain visibility. Bryn has met with global food and beverage supply chain leaders and partnered with international industry associations like PMA and Fruit Logistica to promote innovation in the perishables supply chain and help participants adopt technology to solve real problems.
In today’s economic climate, things are starting to look up. Even so, smart businesses are continuing to examine every step of their supply chain to find ways and places to reduce waste. In fact, reducing costs has become an essential element of any company’s overarching cost reduction program. After all, lean thinking can always strike a chord for your manufacturers and clients.Read more
Ask yourself, when shopping for fresh food, do you seek out and buy from local suppliers? – Or is your shopping exercise simply about filling your cart and checking off the items on your shopping list?Read more
Wyatt Robertson is an Associate Marketing Manager at iTradeNetwork. He works largely with iTrade's Contract and Rebate Management (CaRMA) and Master Data Services (MDS) products in addition to working with iTrade's Onboarding team. Wyatt's blog posts include industry events, food safety, and procurement, and he regularly keeps in contact with industry press representatives to stay at the forefront of industry trends.
How are we going to transport our product? What size should the shipment be? When should we dispatch our next delivery? Who are we going to send it to? When can expect it to arrive?Read more
In June, Blue Book Services (BBS) published an article in which a Claims Analyst discussed the complexities of determining whether carriers kept products within an acceptable temperature range. While BBS has Transportation Guidelines that provide general parameters for the conditions for transporting perishables, there is significant room for error that can lead to these disputes.Read more