Aptean, a global provider of industry-specific ERP and SCM software solutions, has announced the acquisition of UK-based Linkfresh, a provider of ERP solutions for the food industry. This acquisition accelerates Aptean’s move toward expansion of its portfolio and geographic reach of cloud-based solutions for all segments of the food industry. It also extends Aptean’s core competencies to serve more distinct areas of the marketplace as it continues undergoing digital transformation.
“Acquiring Linkfresh expands our market-leading solutions for food organizations,” said TVN Reddy, CEO of Aptean. “The addition of Linkfresh’s dedicated focus and expertise in fresh foods, as well as its strong UK footprint, solidifies Aptean’s position as a provider of choice to food and beverage companies across North America and the United Kingdom.”
Linkfresh provides enterprise-wide ERP software solutions designed to help customers control all aspects of their fresh food business. From growers and packers, to egg producers and distributors, Linkfresh offers the functionality every type of business in the fresh food industry needs to understand profitability, drive growth and run their operations more effectively.
According to the announcement, both organizations share a mutual commitment to developing market-leading SaaS solutions utilizing Microsoft technology.
“Since its inception, Linkfresh has dedicated itself to servicing the needs of organizations in the fresh produce, protein and egg sectors,” said Jeremy Wardell, General Manager of Linkfresh. “Combining our industry, functional and technical expertise with the experience and capabilities of Aptean allows us to provide a stronger offering to our customers, delivering increased value and ensuring they consistently exceed their operational and revenue goals.”
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