Integration of company management and operational cultivation processes in horticultural sector are lagging behind
Also, the advantages in relation to the drawbacks and the costs are not always clear. The implementation of integration solutions is perceived as complex and because of the increasing internationalization of the market of suppliers, harmonization and standardization is becoming more difficult.
In order to ensure that connections can still be made, it is important not to place the focus on standardization itself, but on the importance of integration for a modern business, demonstrating the benefits by way of concrete cases and examples and encouraging cooperation within the chain and between the individual links. Also lowering the threshold on the available practical tools and relevant knowledge.
For more information, the From glasshouse to chain report can be found on the website of Wageningen UR.