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What does Walmart’s blockchain mandate mean for you?

Click to enlarge graphic On September 24, Walmart released a letter to their leafy greens suppliers requiring end-to-end traceability back to farm by September 30, 2019. This mandate is in response to multiple high profile recalls and outbreaks associated with these types of products. To help their suppliers meet Walmart’s…Read More

Supply Chain Mobile Application for Android

CAT Squared is redeveloping our entire suite of mobile applications for the Android operating system. This development will provide our customers with more platform choices when selecting mobile devices and also provide an alternative platform as Windows Mobile/CE becomes unsupported by Microsoft. In addition to additional device hardware options, our…Read More

Version 10 Now Available

New Functionality Available in FSQM Dynamic Data Keys – Users now can create and modify their own dynamic data keys. We only advise users with some SQL knowledge should use this as these data keys can have major impacts on system functionality. Process-Change Logging – FSQM now offers Process Change Logging. With…Read More

CAT Squared Joins CTB Family

CAT Squared is excited to announce that we are joining the CTB, Inc. family of brands. CTB is a trusted global designer, manufacturer and marketer of agricultural systems and solutions. CAT Squared is CTB’s first acquisition of a software provider. This purchase adds value to the CTB family by capitalizing…Read More

CAT Squared Supports Arkansas Food Blockchain Initiative

On June 27, 2018, CAT Squared along with dozens of business, government, agriculture, and education leaders from across Arkansas met with Governor Asa Hutchinson and IBM to explore the evolving use of blockchain technology to track the distribution of food from farm to fork. This workshop was a part of…Read More

Overcoming Employee Resistance to Innovation

About two years ago, our training team arrived at a plant to teach plant-floor operators how to use our newly installed MES system to track and manage production data. On the first day of training, an older employee was handed a touchscreen tablet he would now use to perform quality…Read More

Encouraging System-Adoption by Including Key Players

A recent article featured strategies to overcome employees’ resistance to change. Fear can lead employees to either actively or passively resist change. Our implementation team has heard stories of active resistance that include sabotaging equipment: tablets accidentally damaged or power sources mysteriously missing. In one instance, an IT department refused…Read More

NOW HIRING: Junior Project Manager

General Overview  Junior Project Manager is responsible for developing and managing MES-implementation projects and their cost, time and scope. Responsibilities include: project plan, communication plan, allocating tasks and setting milestones. Responsibilities Create & manage project plans Define project schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress Align project objectives with company goals,…Read More

Cargill Meats Thailand Promotes Adoption of New Technology at CMT / CAT Squared Modernization Day

On March 20, Cargill Thailand hosted CMT / CAT Squared Modernization Day, a technology event promoting to their employees the work Cargill Meats Thailand is doing with CAT Squared and SAP. CAT Squared specializes in developing MES (manufacturing executions systems) that manages a company’s plant floor and interfaces production data…Read More

CAT Squared Releases TacticalOps Planning & Optimization Module

CAT Squared has partnered with UniSoma and AIMMS to disrupt the food-processing software industry with the launch of TacticalOps, our new planning & optimization tool designed for food manufacturers. This exciting new planning & optimization tool empowers food manufacturers with the ability to capture real-time data from the plant floor and…Read More

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