The Future of Agribusiness: Paperless & Powerful

The business of agriculture is about more than plowing, planting, harvesting, marketing, repeat. It’s about managing market demands, working through a maze of government requirements, and navigating the effects of an aging workforce.

The terms “paperless” and “digitization” (often used interchangeably) have been much hyped and perhaps over-used in the past decade, with critics citing too much talk and not enough action. The historical reality is that a low willingness to adapt and a staunch attachment to the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality have hindered the agribusiness industry from catching up with technological advances in other industries.

Many agribusinesses still see digitization as requiring mass industry-wide change and an investment of precious time that you do not have. But today, and particularly over the last few years, significant progress has been made toward the primarily paperless agribusiness – in large part driven by agribusiness companies steadily at the forefront of digitization initiatives.

In summation, digitization and automated processes are proven to enhance efficiencies, reduce costs, and optimize working capital, allowing for increased competitiveness in the market. The paperless agribusiness allows for the convergence of the physical, financial, and document chains, and this convergence means you can automate processes, minimize risks, reduce operational costs, and improve working capital management.

The business of agriculture is getting easier, smarter, and more efficient. The secret to getting ahead is getting started, right? Having the right partners (aka customers, employees, and vendors) will ultimately drive successful outcomes. At Greenstone Systems, our purpose is to future-proof and empower your agribusiness as you embark on this critical journey.

Infographic: The Paperless Agribusiness

Want to learn more about the paperless agribusiness of the future? Listen to this podcast episode.