CommoditAg Signs New Partner MKC
28 Feb 2018
Partnership extends reach into KansasCommoditAg, a new online ordering and purchasing option for farmers, comprised of a powerhouse of innovative Ag retailers, expanded its network to include a top retailer in Kansas. MKC joined the growing list of retailers providing farmers with convenience powered by trust. "MKC is a successful, progressive ag retailer and they know how to deliver the last mile to farmers making them the absolute right partner for CommoditAg to meet the needs of Kansas farmers, says Tim Bence, CommoditAg's Chief Operations Officer. Farmers in Kansas now can benefit from the CommoditAg experience. It starts with an easy to use online platform where farmers can purchase inputs online with either a credit card or e-check, and have products delivered directly to their farm or pick up their order at CommoditAg warehouses in Kansas. “We were drawn to CommoditAg’s business model, digitally putting farmers’ convenience and peace of mind first. We have the necessary infrastructure and logistics capabilities, supplier relationships, and agronomic expertise to provide the online experience farmers expect,” says Dave Spears, Chief Marketing Officer for MKC. Unlike other e-commerce platforms, CommoditAg does not require a membership fee. On CommoditAg farmers can browse farm input products and view its transparent pricing. “Partnering with CommoditAg offers MKC another way to service our customers. We know the ag retail market is evolving. It is imperative we offer our customers choice, allowing them to through our products, programs and services to make the best business decisions for their operation,” says Spears. CommoditAg now has warehouses stretching from Ohio to Kansas. “MKC is a great addition to CommoditAg. As we expand across the U.S. we will continue to engage exceptional retail partners like MKC,” says Bence.
About MKCMKC is a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of products, programs and services for both farm and urban customers throughout Kansas. With a current membership of more than 8,300 member-owners, MKC specializes in grain, agronomy, energy, feed and risk management. Since its founding in 1965, MKC has expanded its footprint through mergers and acquisitions to meet the needs of the producer. Learn more about MKC at www.mkcoop.com.