A new way of looking at horticulture management

a centralized environment for working collaboratively towards shared goals. 

Quick access to an up-to-the-minute picture of how things are going in your organization, whenever and wherever you want. Take immediate action, at just the right time, and take preventive action based on the forecasts provided.

HortOS provides you with a clear picture of the latest financial performance of the greenhouse. Strategic performance indicators give you an insight into production costs and revenue per greenhouse, location, cultivation or crop. This enables you to take strategic decisions that are fully aligned with your operational targets.  

HortOS always presents data and information in the context of the targets that have been set. No more time wasted on preparing your own analyses: every status and performance indicator is visible at a glance.

Plan and compare the performance of locations, crops and employees against targets, historical data and more.

About Ridder HortOS

In today’s world, running a horticultural business is a dynamic challenge that very often involves a high level of complexity. Every business strategy, crop, project and location is unique, and the same goes for other operational variables such as labor, knowledge, sustainability and the need to scale up your operation. For growers, owners and organizations, it is essential to have as much useful information as possible, so that you can work towards shared goals and make the right operational and strategic decisions at just the right moment.

Ridder HortOS provides large-scale horticultural enterprises with a centralized environment for working collaboratively towards shared goals. Not only does it give you access to financial and operational data from multiple crops, greenhouses and locations, but it also transforms that data into actionable information and clear insights – so you can make the right decisions yourself or have HortOS make them for you fully automatically. Whether it involves day-to-day greenhouse operations or long-term strategic decisions, HortOS enables the entire organization to work together to drive growth and profitability.

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Working together for growth

In today’s world we generate ever more data, and the greenhouse is no exception. Climate data, crop data, production data, financial data – huge amounts of data are available from across the entire organization. But what can all this data actually tell us and how can we make sense of it, so that we can optimize the success of our crops and our organization?

Simply centralizing all this data in one place is not a solution. This is what makes Ridder HortOS more than just a data platform. It’s a new way of looking at horticulture management. It makes it easy to see progress, monitor targets and make adjustments where necessary. It enables the various parts of the company to work together using a shared language. That includes all levels – from growers, greenhouse managers and supervisors to managers and owners working at the board level. Ridder HortOS allows everyone to work together on growth and efficiency.

Ridder HortOS is a secure environment that presents all the relevant data centrally and places it in context, alongside the relevant goals and expectations. It also provides a framework for setting those goals, selects the best strategy for achieving them, and budgets for the resources required. This generates reliable and up-to-date information on which to base decisions – optimizing and simplifying the management of large-scale horticultural businesses across multiple locations.

Features

Up-to-the-minute information

Quick access to an up-to-the-minute picture of how things are going in your organization, whenever and wherever you want. Take immediate action, at just the right time, and take preventive action based on the forecasts provided.

Financial, strategic & operational 

HortOS provides you with a clear picture of the latest financial performance of the greenhouse. Strategic performance indicators give you an insight into production costs and revenue per greenhouse, location, cultivation or crop. This enables you to take strategic decisions that are fully aligned with your operational targets.

Targeted & relevant

HortOS always presents data and information in the context of the targets that have been set. No more time wasted on preparing your own analyses: every status and performance indicator is visible at a glance.

Benchmarking & comparisons

Plan and compare the performance of locations, crops and employees against targets, historical data and more.

A shared language

Communicate and report in a shared language and environment.

Flexibility & connectivity

HortOS is an open platform that allows you to integrate or link to third-party services, systems and applications.

Secure

HortOS stores all your data in a secure environment which is only accessible to those authorized to view it, based on their role.  

Central

A single centralized environment for all the relevant information on multiple locations, greenhouses, systems, cultivations and crops.

User-friendly

HortOS has been designed to be extremely user-friendly and it includes ready-to-use applications developed using feedback from growers and horticultural businesses all over the world.

Ridder’s HortOS is the solution that will prepare your greenhouse for the future.

The platform is central to our vision of the autonomous greenhouse, which means aiming for a fully automated and intelligent growing environment. HortOS opens the door to new knowledge and insights, and will enable your business to benefit from digital services and achieve successful horticultural projects.

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Manager module

Strategic insight and control over the financial performance of your crops and greenhouse facilities

Ridder HortOS’s strategic module gives the owners and managers of large-scale horticultural companies access to the most up-to-date financial performance at the level of individual crops, greenhouses, locations and the organization as a whole. Targets are monitored on the basis of clearly displayed indicators relating to costs and production, and adjustments can be made at just the right moment.

The strategic module provides a direct insight into the status of the various locations and crops across the organization. Smart applications tell you at a glance how well each greenhouse is performing based on yields, consumption and expenditure. You can compare seasons, crops and production locations in exactly the right context.

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Grower module

Targeted monitoring and control of operational processes based on relevant cultivation data

The operational module of Ridder HortOS gives growers and greenhouse managers an insight into the status of the various locations, greenhouses and crops, and what they can do to make adjustments and improvements. It collects all the key data from the greenhouse and converts it into an aggregated overview that emphasizes collaboration and efficiency.

The operational module of Ridder HortOS brings together all the relevant climate, production, cultivation and crop data from the various crops and locations, and presents this in one place. The applications have been specifically designed to provide immediate insight into the crop’s status in relation to the long-term targets that have been set.

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Yield module

Advanced yield prediction tool for tomato cultivation, enhancing efficiency and profitability with real-time data.

HortOS Yield equips tomato growers with a dynamic decision-making assistant, focusing on real-time crop performance and yield optimization. It integrates seamlessly with existing greenhouse systems, offering detailed insights into each crop’s growth patterns, costs, and productivity.

This module allows growers to compare different crops, monitor specific conditions like temperature, humidity, and lighting, and make timely adjustments for improved yield. By providing a comprehensive overview of crop health and expected output, HortOS Yield ensures optimal resource allocation and profitability, adapting to the unique requirements of each greenhouse and crop variety.

Experience the freedom

Use Ridder HortOS wherever, whenever.
In the office, in the greenhouse and on the road.

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Partner

Ridder is determined to realize its vision of becoming the leading systems supplier for the autonomous greenhouse. However, we are fully aware that collaborative innovation has an important role to play in achieving progress in the autonomous greenhouse ecosystem. As such, we are very much open to new ideas and creative partnerships that focus on a more sustainable, autonomous and profitable future for horticulture.

We have designed Ridder HortOS as an open platform through which to work on projects and developments together. If your company has innovative ideas, (digital) services or other solutions that could lead to better results and/or benefits for growers and the horticulture ecosystem, please do not hesitate to contact us at innovation@ridder.com. The best way to do that is by filling in the form below.