Advantix Adds Foodservice Distribution Veteran as Field Mobility Adviser

The company said Jim Hilton's appointment is the latest in a series of moves to add resources and leadership expertise that support the company's growing number of customers in the foodservice distribution vertical.

Jim Hilton has been named field mobility adviser by Frisco-based Advantix, the managed connectivity experience provider.

The company said Hilton’s appointment is the latest in a series of moves to add resources and leadership expertise that support the company’s growing number of customers in the foodservice distribution vertical.

“It’s an honor to have a well-known and respected pro of Jim’s caliber join the Advantix team,” Advantix CEO Natasha Royer Coons said in a statement. “I’ve known Jim for years and witnessed him solve for key business challenges in the foodservice distribution vertical. He has a deep understanding of mobile hardware, software and connectivity solutions and how to bundle them to deliver a better experience for foodservice distributors. He will be an excellent resource for our strategic partners and customers.”

Hilton is an accomplished foodservice industry executive with extensive experience in transportation and logistics, supply chain optimization, and field mobility solutions, Advantix said. His career spans more than 40 years as a user, end customer, integrator, and solution strategist in both software and hardware.

Optimizing mobility solutions, gaining FDA compliance, and minimizing connectivity issues

Hilton said he intends to work side-by-side with Advantix channel managers and partners to help foodservice distributors optimize their field mobility solutions and gain compliance with looming Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates on food traceability to the final customer.

Hilton and Advantix teams have partnered with select vendors to deliver a hardware-software-connectivity bundle that enables FDA compliance out of the box, the company said.

“Food, beverage, and foodservice distributors that aren’t familiar with Advantix SmartSIM and its growing footprint in the industry will be soon,” Hilton said in a statement. “Actionable visibility to mobility brings both compliance and a competitive advantage to management, and that can only happen with optimal and reliable connectivity. Advantix brings exactly that to the enterprise while easing the burden of their IT teams because trouble tickets related to connectivity issues virtually disappear. Advantix is quickly becoming a welcome supplier among a growing number of foodservice distributors, and I’m excited to play a role in that.”

Advantix, a managed connectivity experience provider, leverages its proprietary SaaS platform and expense management tools to help enterprises fulfill, optimize, manage and report on any SIM or circuit, any device or hardware type, any plan type or service, and any invoice or spend.

Its platform integrates carrier APIs and network management and business-intelligence dashboarding to give customers the ability to activate, access, and manage any telecom asset in real time.

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