By Megan Hoover, December 12, 2022
Award Recognizes Provider that Best Supports Safe, Efficient, Reliable Global Cold Food and Beverage Supply Chains
RALEIGH, N.C. (December 12, 2022) – Open Sky Group, global specialists in Blue Yonder solutions, earned Food Logistics’ Top Software & Technology Provider Award for 2022, chalking up eight years in a row to receive the top honors. Nominees must be actively serving cold food and beverage supply chain customers and are selected by Food Logistics’ editorial staff based on the strength of nominating applications submitted by suppliers, vendors, customers, company representatives, and others.
“Eight years at the top of any list is an achievement,” said Open Sky Group VP of Client Services, Jason Yantiss. “And I can only give the credit to our people, who dedicate themselves to the pursuit of excellence in helping our clients get the most out of their supply chain technology investments and never take anything for granted.”
Founded in 2006, Open Sky Group implements Blue Yonder’s transportation management systems (TMS), warehouse management systems (WMS), and labor management systems (LMS) for food and beverage and other supply chain clients globally. In addition, Open Sky’s Advisory Services help clients evaluate new technologies and audit the performance of existing technologies.
Another differentiator for Open Sky Group is their rapid implementation methodology, designed to speed the installation process for a faster return on investment.
“By discouraging modifications, we help our clients experience a faster, smoother, lower-risk implementation yielding, on average, 30% savings in maintenance and upgrade costs,” said Open Sky Group Open Sky Group’s VP of Client Services, Jason Yantiss.
Two recent innovations that support increased visibility for third-party logistics companies typify Open Sky Group’s eagerness to think outside the box. Their Enhanced Client Billing solution streamlines billing activities by capturing information in real-time, assigning client-specific contract rates, and creating invoices. As well, their 3PL Client Portal allows clients to offer customers real-time access to inbound and outbound order status, inventory-to-promise, and master item lists.
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