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Food Logistics Names Lucas to FL100+ List Of Top Software Providers For Food And Beverage
Lucas Continues To Add Foodservice, Grocery, and Beverage Distributors Using Jennifer Voice-Directed Warehouse Solutions
Lucas Systems, Inc., the leading innovator of warehouse productivity solutions for mobile workers and distribution center managers, has been named to the FL100+, Food Logistics magazine’s list of the top software and technology providers to the food and beverage, grocery, and foodservice distribution industries. More foodservice, grocery and beverage distributors continue to roll out Lucas Systems’ Jennifer FoodSelect and Jennifer BottlePick, the first and only solutions for voice picking and other voice-directed warehouse applications for food and beverage distributors. All Jennifer solutions support GS1 data and barcode standards and provide flexible data capture options to improve traceability initiatives in food, beverage and other industries.
“The impact of software and technology on the global food supply chain is truly profound,” emphasizes Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief at Food Logistics. “Software solution providers, equipment manufacturers and numerous technology innovations are supporting growth in our industry while concurrently lowering operating costs, improving productivity and enhancing visibility from farm to fork.” Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100 software and technology providers that help food and beverage manufacturers, foodservice distributors, and grocery retailers attain their business goals. The FL100 is comprised of software providers as well as equipment and technology companies whose products and services play a significant role in food and beverage supply chains.
“Food and Beverage distributors today face increasing pressure to improve consumer safety and supply chain visibility, while also reducing costs, improving efficiency, and attracting, engaging, and retaining a changing workforce,” says Jennifer Lachenman, Vice President of Product Strategy and Business Alliances of Lucas Systems. “Achieving these sometimes conflicting goals is a tremendous challenge. This recognition by Food Logistics speaks directly to Lucas Systems’ success in helping our customers meet this challenge through solutions that make work easier and better for hourly associates and supervisors.”
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About Lucas Systems, Inc.
Since 1998, Lucas Systems has pioneered warehouse productivity solutions for mobile workers and distribution center managers. Customers like Cardinal Health, the Container Store, C&S Wholesale Grocers, HD Supply, OfficeMax, Mondelez, Kraft and Rust-Oleum trust Lucas to deliver solutions that greatly improve worker productivity and accuracy because Lucas truly understands warehouse operations. Lucas Mobile Work Execution solutions optimize hands-on processes and seamlessly combine voice, barcode scanning, and other mobile technologies to improve worker productivity, eliminate errors, and boost end-to-end DC efficiency. The solutions also provide managers and supervisors with real-time reporting and management tools that help them better manage their operations.