Sunsweet Growers describes its system of managing trade funds as rudimentary. After all, the manufacturer currently relies on Excel spreadsheets, which leaves its brokers without access.
The Yuba City, Calif., manufacturer of dried tree fruits realizes it needs an integrated and automated system in place. But as a small manufacturer -- its North American sales are under $200 million -- the company is limited in what it can do.
Trade funds management systems have been quoted at