Exotic & Hispanic Fresh Produce Specialist, Latin Specialties LLC, To Implement LINKFRESH ERP
Cambridge, UK; August 23, 2017 – LINKFRESH Inc. has announced that Houston, TX based Latin Specialties LLC is to implement the LINKFRESH fresh produce ERP suite.
Established in the late 1990’s, Latin Specialties is one of Texas’ most successful growers, importers and distributors of fresh produce, specializing in Hispanic, Asian, Caribbean and other Ethnic produce. Services provided from its state of the art facilities in the heart of Houston include; distribution, repack operations, fresh cut, value added logistics, fruit ripening, cold storage and cross docking.
The LINKFRESH solution will be deployed throughout the Houston headquarters facility first and will replace the existing legacy solutions. Plans to deploy LINKFRESH to Latin Specialties’ plants abroad are on the way. Business areas covered in the implementation include supply chain, production, sales & marketing, harvest forecast & planning, logistics, traceability, consignment trading, live factory performance, rapid sales order entry, quality control, third party inventory and business reporting & analysis. In addition, LINKFRESH mobility applications will be deployed throughout Quality Control and Inventory Management. Furthermore, the LINKFRESH solution will interface directly with the existing EDI solution.
Speaking about the project, Jorge Vazquez, President and CEO of Latin Specialties, said, “We had identified a number of key business goals for selecting a new business management solution. We looked across all industry specific solutions available and LINKFRESH proved to be head and shoulders above the rest. Our goal was to replace our ageing legacy solution with a modern, scalable and futureproof solution, to align our business operations to use world class industry best practice processes wherever possible, to establish comprehensive inventory management and product traceability capability and to gain better visibility of costs and transparency of operations across all departments. The fresh produce industry experts at LINKFRESH demonstrated that the LINKFRESH ERP suite could meet all of these requirements, meeting the needs of our business now and into the future as we continue to grow.”
Founding Director at LINKFRESH Inc., Robert Frost said, “We are delighted to welcome Latin Specialties as our latest customer, and we are very excited to help them realize their business goals using the latest ERP technology.”