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Portland, OR (February 22, 2017) – Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), a leading non-profit organization working internationally to improve the quality of coffee and the lives of people who produce it, has selected Eximware Inc. as its strategic technology partner.
CQI provides training and technical assistance to all participants throughout the coffee supply chain to increase the value, volume, and sustainability of high quality coffee. Working with a multitude of local coffee programs, governments, and organizations across the globe, CQI has built a common language of quality in the industry. David Roche, executive director of CQI, expands, “The Eximware team was selected because of their knowledge and expertise of the commodity trade in general and the coffee industry in particular. Eximware has an excellent reputation as a trusted business partner to some of the best known and regarded entities in the trade. We recognized a natural synergy between our two organizations and are extremely pleased with our partnership.”
At the heart of CQI’s operation is its Q Coffee System. In its role as a strategic partner, Eximware is committed to manage, maintain, and enhance the technology behind the system through custom development and by providing an unparalleled level of service, enabling CQI to efficiently manage its relationships with the Q Grader community and all other players within the Q Coffee System.
“For over 16 years, we have partnered with many participants in the commodity value chain- exporters, importers, and processors. It was therefore a natural fit to provide our technology and commodity expertise to such a highly-regarded organization as CQI. We look forward to helping CQI fully leverage technology to advance its core mission,” explains Andy Dimitri, CEO of Eximware.
About Eximware Inc.
Founded in 2000, Stamford, CT based Eximware Inc. is a leading provider of Commodity Management and e-commerce marketplace software solutions and services for the commodity trade. Eximware views all clients as business partners who depend on Eximware to manage their businesses efficiently in dynamic markets. Partner XM commodity management and XM Marketplace sourcing platforms are used by leading exporters, importers, processors and service organizations located throughout the world. For additional information, please visit www.eximware.com.
The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working internationally to improve the quality of coffee and the lives of people who produce it. In order to achieve our mission, we provide training and technical assistance to coffee producers and other individuals in the supply chain to increase the value, volume, and sustainability of high quality coffee production. CQI has worked on a multitude of coffee programs worldwide, completing over 500 training assignments while building a common language of quality used throughout the supply chain. For more information, visit www.coffeeinstitute.org.
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