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Case Study: Heinz Frozen Food Co.


Heinz Frozen Food Company was set on improving its manufacturing and maintenance process efficiency, and knew that implementing a new enterprise asset management (EAM) system would involve monumental change for employees. Heinz choose a Web-based system to help it gain better visibility into processes and work towards more progressive lean manufacturing and lean maintenance practices for greater efficiency. Learn more.

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Food and Beverage "Delights"


Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors have many challenges on their plate, and even industry giants cannot afford to sit back. Given this backdrop, how can small to medium manufacturers cope with the same external pressures with comparatively fewer resources?

food manufacture  shelf life, characterize the food and beverage supply chain. Frequently, there is only one day between the manufacture of a product and its best-sold-by date, so that order accuracy and rapid fulfillment are critical. Warehouse management systems (WMS) are critical to improving product throughput, minimizing inventory, reducing operating cost, and minimizing product damage (a $1.5 billion [USD] cost in the US, according to the Grocery Manufacturers of America [ GMA ]). The shorter the shelf life of Read More

A Top 10 List for Meat Processors & Protein Companies When Considering a New ERP System


"The meat industry" traditionally supported by enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions has expanded into "the protein industry," which includes several non-meat sectors. This is in response to consumer demand for healthier alternatives to beef (for example, bison, elk, emu, or venison). The protein industry also includes the manufacture of pet food, which has essentially the same ERP requirements.

This industry requires specialized ERP functionality to address its concerns, including, for example, traceability, shelf-life management, and containerization.

This white paper outlines 10 key features to consider when evaluating and selecting an ERP system for process manufacturing that will address the specific challenges of the protein and meat-processing industry.

food manufacture  the manufacture of pet food, which has essentially the same ERP requirements. This industry requires specialized ERP functionality to address its concerns, including, for example, traceability, shelf-life management, and containerization. This white paper outlines 10 key features to consider when evaluating and selecting an ERP system for process manufacturing that will address the specific challenges of the protein and meat-processing industry. Read More

Food Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection


Many food companies are investing significant funds in building awareness for their brands in the market, which can pay off amply in competitive, commodity markets. One highly publicized recall, however, can turn an established brand asset into a liability.

food manufacture  of industry professionals by Food Processing Magazine ranked food safety as the number one plant-level concern (see figure). Of those surveyed, 85 percent stated they were taking additional steps to ensure food safety. The ranking of food safety as the primary concern is justified. Outcries against outbreaks of salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), bovine spongiform encephalopathy (also known as mad cow disease), hoof-and-mouth disease, and other food safety Read More

Barcoding 101 for Manufacturers: What You Need to Know to Get Started


For manufacturers, barcoding carries with it numerous benefits, including increased accuracy, efficiency, and traceability, along with easier adherence to customer or regulatory requirements. Discover how implementing barcoding as part of an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help manufacturing companies of all sizes, and in many different industries, improve operations and business performance.

food manufacture  to complete the process. Food manufacturer improves traceability and cost tracking . A leading global manufacturer of frozen entrees and sauces barcodes its work-in-process inventory. The company produces more than 400 food products, each based on a different recipe. When an employee scans a barcode on a work order, it shows all the items required for that step in the product''s recipe. The employee then scans the pre-measured and barcoded raw materials for the step to ensure that the product contains the Read More

Effective Food-service Trade-spending and Contract Management


For food-service manufacturers, effective trade-spending and contract management are essential to stimulate demand, and to reward distributors and operators for achieving volume and growth objectives. The execution of such programs, however, is often a painful process for all parties involved. Find out how you can manage the entire bill-back life cycle, from initiation to settlement, and minimize error-prone manual intervention.

food manufacture  Food-service Trade-spending and Contract Management For food-service manufacturers, effective trade-spending and contract management are essential to stimulate demand, and to reward distributors and operators for achieving volume and growth objectives. The execution of such programs, however, is often a painful process for all parties involved. Find out how you can manage the entire bill-back life cycle, from initiation to settlement, and minimize error-prone manual intervention. Read More

JustFoodERP


JustFoodERP provides a full breadth of integrated functionality focused on the specific needs of food processing and food distribution companies. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics, JustFoodERP is instantly recognizable to users because it's a Microsoft product. It also speaks to all the technology companies are using today, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and back-end tools like SQL Server and SharePoint. Food distribution companies run on razor-thin margins. Effective inventory management is critical to ensuring that inventory levels maximize cash flows and profitability. Food safety standards are becoming increasingly stringent. While government legislation has long been implemented, even higher standard of food safety are being driven by the implementation of programs like Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) or Safe Quality Food (SQF), requiring third-party audits. JustFoodERP takes a holistic view of food safety by incorporating prevention and proof, in addition to the traditional record-and-respond approach to lot tracking and recall. Businesses make decisions each day, often with imperfect information, or on the basis of "gutstinct" or "tribal knowledge." JustFoodERP helps take the guesswork out of daily decisions, implementing a balanced scorecard or metrics approach to business performance management. JustFoodERP provides tools and best-in-class metrics in all functional areas including finance, sales, inventory, production, and quality.

food manufacture  the specific needs of food processing and food distribution companies. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics, JustFoodERP is instantly recognizable to users because it''s a Microsoft product. It also speaks to all the technology companies are using today, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and back-end tools like SQL Server and SharePoint. Food distribution companies run on razor-thin margins. Effective inventory management is critical to ensuring that inventory levels maximize cash flows and profitability. Food Read More

Case Study: Reily Foods Company


Food and beverage manufacturer Reily Foods Company uses Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP software, powered by Edgewater Fullscope, for usability, flexibility and support for unique food manufacturing needs. With Microsoft Dynamics AX, Reily is able to have real-time access to data, plus the information it needs to support food safety and sustainability practices, including traceability for product recalls.​

food manufacture  Study: Reily Foods Company Food and beverage manufacturer Reily Foods Company uses Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP software, powered by Edgewater Fullscope, for usability, flexibility and support for unique food manufacturing needs. With Microsoft Dynamics AX, Reily is able to have real-time access to data, plus the information it needs to support food safety and sustainability practices, including traceability for product recalls. Read More

Case Study: Quick


Quick, the largest European fast-food chain, found it challenging to oversee operations and communicate among its 404 locations. With an old spreadsheet-based system, 50 to 70 percent of the company’s time was spent on obtaining data rather than acting on it. The company can now rapidly integrate and access data, so management spends more time on expansion than on data management. Find out the new system’s other benefits.

food manufacture  Quick, the largest European fast-food chain, found it challenging to oversee operations and communicate among its 404 locations. With an old spreadsheet-based system, 50 to 70 percent of the company’s time was spent on obtaining data rather than acting on it. The company can now rapidly integrate and access data, so management spends more time on expansion than on data management. Find out the new system’s other benefits. Read More

Top Software for Food and Beverage Companies


For your own customized comparison reports, select a category below:ERP for Food and Beverage. ERP for Distribution Companies.

food manufacture  Software for Food and Beverage Companies Comparing software solutions for food and beverage companies can be difficult and time-consuming—but at TEC we make it quick and easy In just seconds, you can get free side-by-side software comparison reports. Choose from all the leading vendors—including ProcessPro, Oracle, Microsoft, UNIT4, Infor, IFS, TGI, Pronto Software, SAP, Lawson Software, Intuit, SAGE, NetSuite, VAI, IBS, Epicor, Retalix, TECSYS, Mapcon Technologies, Exact, IBM, MicroStrategy, Read More

Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Three: Observations and User Recommendations


The Movex collaboration application suite includes enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), business performance measurement (BPM), value chain collaboration, and e-business--although tempting to its target market, it may not likely be as profound or able to deal with the same levels of complexity as the best-of-breed concoctions or the industry’s leaders' offerings. Nevertheless, this software should be on every food and beverage prospect's shortlist of vendors, as it is highly likely to meet the requirements of many mid-size companies and even some large ones.

food manufacture  s Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Three: Observations and User Recommendations Introduction Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B), a Swedish provider of enterprise business applications for mid-size and large enterprises, has been a major software player off the shores of North America for nearly two decades, developing, inter alia , a well-earned reputation in process manufacturing software for food and beverage industries. Now, Intentia has set its sights o Read More

Food and Beverage Industry Trends and Issues


Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors supplying major supermarket retailers share many common business challenges. The customers—powerful and demanding supermarkets and retail chains—want products manufactured "to order," with lead times measured in hours rather than days or weeks.

food manufacture  Trends and Issues The food and beverage industry is not without significant pressures. Margins are slim, the demand for products unpredictable, and the demand for customers service significant. These challenges become life-or-death business issues when compounded with rapid turnaround time; extremely short shelf life; a constant influx of new, improved, and differently flavored prepared and packaged products; climate- and weather-related threats; and the high variability of ingredients. Throughout the Read More

Food and Beverage Products


The food and beverage products industry is a highly competitive business sector. Players in this industry face increasing regulatory compliance requirements, changing consumer preferences, and a changing industry landscape. In order to achieve precise operations in sales and marketing, product development, supply chain management (SCM), and cost control, food and beverage product manufacturers need to constantly adjust their strategies based on an accurate understanding of market trends, and make optimal use of available resources. Trends that affect food and beverage companies include the following:

food manufacture  and Beverage Products The food and beverage products industry is a highly competitive business sector. Players in this industry face increasing regulatory compliance requirements, changing consumer preferences, and a changing industry landscape. In order to achieve precise operations in sales and marketing, product development, supply chain management (SCM), and cost control, food and beverage product manufacturers need to constantly adjust their strategies based on an accurate understanding of market Read More