The Great Misperception of Automation – Don’t Be Taken In

You may be perfectly happy with the way your business handles grain.  You have your scale, a simple system to create a ticket and a printer to print that ticket.  Nice and easy.  You don’t want to complicate things by switching to a completely automated system that’s too complex, too sterile and unmanned. From your…

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How Much Faster Could Trucks Get Through Your Facility?

Harvest is a demanding time for everyone involved.  The farmers, the haulers and all the people at your grain business… it’s all hands on deck. Your elevator stares down hundreds of truckloads of grain every day without blinking.  You have to know the quality and grade factors, who is hauling the grain, which farm it…

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Juggling Responsibilities in the Early Days of Cultura Technologies

Cultura Technologies has changed a lot over the past three decades as technology itself has changed.  A Cultura “original,” Dan Berg, is a true embodiment of that change.  Today, Dan celebrates his 35th anniversary with our company.  What a great opportunity to introduce you to this amazing guy! Right now, Dan’s a software development manager.  In…

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Industry Trends – Cooperatives and Grain Origination – Business Combinations

Recently, Cultura’s Product Line Manager Mike Terning visited several customers to ensure we understand the challenges that are on their minds.  He identified trends – from mergers and acquisitions to changes in customer base to supply chain disruptions and departmental performance measurement.  He has prepared a series of discussions on what he learned and would…

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