mants 2020 recap

Velosio’s Take on MANTS 2020: Optimism and Horticultural Solutions Mentioned Most

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) celebrated the show’s 50th anniversary at the Baltimore Convention Center from January 8-10, 2020, with record attendance numbers — the highest in the past 12 years. Velosio had the honor of attending and exhibiting. We enjoyed meeting with greenhouse growers, landscapers, farmers, and discussing the advantages of horticultural solutions.…

5 Technologies Agribusiness Owners are Using to Boost Profit Margins

Technology has been proven time and again to improve efficiency and increase profit margins for agricultural companies. The emergence of new innovations – such as automation, AI and cloud computing – mean much more advanced farm processes are now possible, prompting a surge in interest from distributors and growers alike. In this article we cover…
Blockchain software for fresh food

What Does Blockchain Mean for Fresh Produce?

Blockchain offers a range of benefits for the fresh produce industry. It promises greater transparency and traceability in supply chains; implicating improved productivity and greater food safety. By providing logistical insight, and increased control over produce; blockchain could help fresh produce businesses reduce costs, scale production, and invest in focused growth. What is blockchain in…
Power Platform software for growers

The Power of Microsoft Office 365 for Growers

One of the first questions I ask when meeting with a new prospective customer is “do you use Office 365”? I had to laugh when a recent prospect replied, “who doesn’t”? Isn’t that the truth? There are now more than 155 million Office 365 users around the world. With a user base like that, it’s…
Customer relationship management crm for greenhouse growers

CRM for Greenhouse Growers: Who are your Customers?

Do you know who your customers are? If you’re like most growers, you struggle capturing contact information for your prospects and customers. You don’t feel as if you have a complete picture of your customer relationships and how they are affecting your overall success. Rather than using a CRM, many greenhouse growers manage customer touch…
Greenhouse shipping process

Greenhouse Growers: How to More Efficiently Pick, Pack, and Ship

For greenhouse growers and horticulturists, order picking and packing can be a costly process. It is also an area that can have the greatest impact on customer satisfaction. After all, getting the pick and pack processes, as well as the shipping right means the difference between being sure that the orders your customers receive are…

The Fresh Food Consumer Buying Revolution

Shoppers’ journeys are more complex than ever. Technology has changed the way we do almost everything, and it has impacted shoppers by empowering them with information and access essentially anywhere and anytime. Digital technology influences decision-making, inspires and motivates sales and speaks to consumers by connecting them to each other, to retailers and to near-infinite…