The beverage market consistently is prompted with important questions and concerns pertaining to product packaging design and the application. Answering these questions can protect brand integrity, John Peter Koss writes.
Alcohol delivery startup taps into direct-to-consumer market
November 11, 2020
Newly combined technology providers, Encompass Technologies + Orchestra Software announced that they have acquired Denver-based alcohol delivery startup Handoff. This acquisition furthers the company’s mission to digitally connect all tiers of the beverage industry, from first ingredients to last sip.
Encompass Technologies and Orchestra Software announced they will combine to become one company. Each company has played a major role in building the foundation for the beverage industry and serving as the system of record and operations in their respective markets (production and distribution).
Recently, a robust research effort was initiated to answer questions posed at a technical conference: “what does going digital mean?” and “what do you mean by digital?” The variety of answers received was interesting because they demonstrated different interpretations of the questions, as well as a real understanding of the term “digital.”
On-site suppliers highlight solutions for the beverage market Keywords: tradeshow, supply chain, robotics, conveyors, drum motors, material handling
April 21, 2020
Manufacturing and supply chain professionals converged March 9-12 on Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center as they came together for MODEX 2020 to find new equipment and technology solutions, gain knowledge and network with industry peers to solve common supply chain challenges.
With the desire for “instant gratification” prevalent throughout the United States and beyond, eCommerce is giving shoppers exactly what they want. Just-in-time delivery is one of the biggest trends in beverage distribution, says Doug Eden, president of IntelliShift, a division of VTS, Commack, N.Y.
In the beverage industry, SKUs have been and will continue to be one of the major operating issues in the supply chain. Yet, one can ask, why are SKUs so important, why do they top the list of challenges and how are they handled and controlled in real time?
Beverage Industry’s November issue features our annual Craft Beer Report where we provide insight about how the craft beer segment is recovering after the onset of the pandemic halted many on-premise sales. Also in this issue we analyze the factions of the dairy drinks and dairy alternatives, the latest trends impacting the use of protein ingredients in beverages, the release of our annual Trucks Report with updates on 2021 releases, and much more!