Mobile Solutions from SAP Help Feeding America Deliver Food to Families in Need

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CHICAGO, May 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of its mission to help the world run better and improve people's lives, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has donated mobile technology and professional services to Feeding America, one of the nation's leading hunger relief organizations. This donation will to help speed the flow of food across Feeding America's nationwide network of more than 200 food banks and 61,000 partner agencies.

With SAP® Mobile Platform, truck drivers at food distribution centers across the country can use mobile handheld devices to track their daily inventory versus demand from food pantries and shelters. Armed with this information, drivers can more quickly divvy up food proportionally among their clients and deliver balanced, healthy meals. Improved stock management and route planning frees up resources so Feeding America can direct more energy to helping people in need.

Currently, Feeding America provides food to more than 37 million people thro