Jacksonville, FL (April 9, 2015)
IX-ONE is pleased to announce DPI Specialty Foods, one of the leading providers of customized sales, marketing and logistics solutions in the specialty foods business, with a range of over 50,000 products, has joined the IX-ONE product data and image exchange as a charter member. DPI will work closely with IX-ONE to help grow the exchange and strongly encourage participation of it suppliers and brokers.
IX-ONE is the result of a collaborative effort among industry-leading organizations to provide clean, accurate and standardized product data and images to the trade.
The IX-ONE solution takes a 360-degree product image and captures all product attributes, to create a centralized data and image exchange for suppliers to access and share their product information. It captures over 20 images and 500 data points per item, including label-based claims and third party certifications as well as supply chain and logistic information such as weight and dimensions. Additionally, product data and images are royalty free. Members can use, post, and share their information from one centralized database the industry can trust to be complete and accurate.
“Accurate and consistent product data and images are critical to an efficient supply chain. IX-ONE offers a solution for this important need,” said Beth Haley DPI’s Vice President of Vendor Relations. “As charter members of IX-ONE, we will strongly encourage membership to our suppliers and brokers.”
“We are pleased to have DPI as a charter member of the IX-ONE exchange,” said Troy Benscoter, IX-ONE’s CEO. “We highly value DPI’s commitment to IX-ONE and look forward to working closely with them.”
About DPI Specialty Foods
DPI Specialty Foods is a sales, marketing and logistics provider with a range of over 50,000 sku’s in all temperature ranges. DPI provides sales and services to national retailers, regional retailers, independent operators and foodservice providers through 8 distribution centers strategically located across the United States.
IX-ONE is a membership based platform, developed by The Data Council™, that provides independently verified and standardized product information to vendors, brokers, distributors, retailers and key partners in the organic, natural and specialty products industry. The solution allows its members royalty-free use of all applicable data and images to run their businesses including internal systems, marketing, billing and more. They physically handle and image every product annually including capturing all available data.