March 24, 2020
Vancouver, BC – Venzee Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: VENZ) (the “Corporation” or “Venzee”) has joined the Chicago-based COVID-19 Innovation Coalition to offer advanced Supply Chain services, technical resources, and relevant logistics expertise to suppliers and health care providers facing unprecedented demand amid the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.
The COVID-19 Innovation Coalition is a network of entrepreneurs, software developers, engineers, designers, and industry experts providing the City of Chicago, local hospitals, and other entities with relevant expertise to facilitate fast, new responses for front-line challenges affecting our populations.
Venzee CEO John Abrams said, “While demand for Supply Chain automation and integration has begun to strain our company and platform resources, Venzee will make Chicago and Milwaukee-based experts available to suppliers and health care providers as requested through the COVID-19 Innovation Coalition.”
According to Mr. Abrams, “Chicago has long been a hub of Supply Chain innovation and a global example of resilience in the face of challenge. I have no doubt that our ‘Second City’ – with its high concentration of product content management and distribution expertise – will lead the way in solving immediate and long-term challenges facing the global Supply Chain.”
Organized in early March, the COVID-19 Innovation Coalition brings together leading innovation centers, mHUB, MATTER and 1871, to collaborate and mobilize the Chicago-area technology ecosystem around designing solutions that can directly support in the fight against COVID-19. Earlier this year, Venzee joined the Illinois Technology Association and 1871 to attract additional technical, engineering, and Supply Chain talent to support increased Venzee growth and integration demand.
Chad Kaczmarek, Senior Director of Integrations at Venzee said, “Health care and retail Supply Chains are under unprecedented stress. We have an obligation to share our expertise to aid in global Supply Chain improvement. I believe automated, machine to machine integration is the path forward to improving and sustaining eCommerce. With our partners, we will continue to grow our ability to rapidly deliver Supply Chain improvement and create durable and resilient solutions that effectively respond to – and help us move past – this global pandemic.”
Added Mr. Abrams, “While our COVID-19 response and expanding governmental restrictions provide some operational challenge, we are fully prepared. Our shift in 2019 to a global virtual workplace provides our clients with ‘follow the sun’ implementation and support resources. And, as a company, we continue to operate on-plan. We are seeing accelerating growth in our client base and associated revenue. We have additional reserve in the bank and are operating above our in-place 24-month plan.”
We believe intelligent Supply Chain functionality is inevitable and will significantly benefit growers, makers, brands, sellers, regulators, and consumers.
At Venzee, we’re building the foundation for a future where seamless, accurate, automated data flow simplifies process, removes friction, and creates value for all those that rely on the myriad of data and information surrounding any product, anywhere.
Venzee’s mission is to unlock shareholder value by creating intelligent technology that removes friction from the global supply chain. Our products disrupt and displace inefficient manual processes in favor of integrated, resilient, machine-driven solutions.
To learn more about Venzee, visit https://venzee.com/
On Behalf of the Board,
John Sexton Abrams
President and CEO
Venzee Technologies, Inc.
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