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Industry Leaders Discuss Delivery Growth Ideas for Businesses on June 3rd Webinar

May 18, 2020 – Smithfield, RI– CAI Software, LLC (CAI), a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution systems (MES) and services to leading companies in select vertical markets, today announced that it will join a powerhouse group of six industry leaders to host a webinar, Same Day Deliveries: Industry Leaders Offer a Road Map for the Future, in response to the exponentially growing demand for efficient and safe deliveries.

Frank Motta, Vice President for CAI Software and Food Connex will join industry experts from crowdsourced company Lyft, automotive leader Chrysler Mopar Masters Guild, advanced dispatch software Elite EXTRA, and electrical supply company, Mayer Electric Supply. The event will be moderated by Larry Bowar, Sr. Business Development Manager for Panasonic System Solutions NA.

The webinar will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, June 3. It is free, though registration is required.

To register for the webinar, click here.

The idea for the webinar came after Elite EXTRA Founder and President Jim Ward hosted a forum and saw an overwhelming demand for more information about deliveries of the future.

“With rapidly shifting demands for deliveries, we felt assembling a group of experts from various delivery touchpoints would be valuable and relevant as more companies are seeking to deliver goods and services,” said Ward. “We’re pleased to be offering this road map for the future as a way of giving back.”

This group from a broad spectrum of industries will come together for the first time to discuss what they’re experiencing in today’s economy, and how they’re adapting, innovating and positioning for future success.

Topics to be covered include:

  • How customer expectations have evolved through the pandemic and how to fulfill them;
  • How ERP platforms are adjusting for the success of their customers;
  • Valuable tips on managing increased deliveries to the home;
  • Necessary steps to keep your drivers and customers safe
  • Tips on creating a full-view and positive customer experience;
  • and Technology features that will transform your last mile deliveries.

In addition to Frank Motta, speakers include:

  • Sam Plunkett, Lyft
  • Jon Ward, Elite EXTRA
  • Kristina Elsner, Mayer Electric Supply
  • Rick Monterio, Mopar/Jack Powell CDJR

Whether a business has been delivering products and services for years, or whether they are exploring how delivery can provide a growth opportunity, our panel of leaders will provide insights that will help answer today’s most pressing questions.

To register for the webinar, click here.

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About Pansonic

Panasonic is changing the way work is done by delivering purpose-built, mobile technology, and system solutions designed to keep workers more connected and more efficient. Panasonic combines deep industry expertise and design capabilities to innovate and develop products, services and applications that meet the unique concerns of our customers to accomplish a safe and successful workday. This technology is manufactured with the evolving needs of the mobile worker in mind and engineered to stand up to the most challenging conditions. Panasonic is relied upon by commercial and government customers working in logistics, retail, transportation, utilities, public safety and the military to get the job done, wherever it takes them.

About Lyft

Lyft is a transportation network founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation and is available to 95 percent of the United States population as well as select cities in Canada.

About Elite EXTRA

Elite EXTRA, a product of Applied Data Consultants, is an advanced dispatch management tool that provides cutting-edge dispatch, routing and tracking services globally. With over 25 years of innovation, experience, and a large base of customers who trust us as partners to power their deliveries and service technicians, the software allows clients to create optimized routes quickly, dispatch to their drivers, and track them all in real-time. For more information visit

About Mayer Electric

Mayer Electric Supply is a wholesale-distributor of electrical equipment and supplies, lighting, factory automation, tools and communications. The company serves contractors, industrials, utilities, commercial businesses and institutions with new construction and maintenance & OEM components, parts, equipment and supplies. Mayer is a third-generation, family-owned business founded in 1930. Mayer is among the largest electrical distributors in the United States with 80 locations in 14 states, and employs over 1,200 associates.

About CAI Software, LLC

CAI Software, LLC is a recognized leader in the delivery of mission-critical enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution systems (MES) and services to leading companies in select vertical markets, including building materials, seafood and meat processing, food distribution, precious metals and discrete manufacturing. We are headquartered in Rhode Island, USA. For more information, visit

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