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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 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

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

Automotive Industry and Food, Safety, and Drug Regulations


Enterprise application providers wanting to address the distinct regulatory requirements of the automotive, food, safety, and life sciences industries need to offer enterprises industry-oriented enterprise resource planning systems that are sound and compliance-ready.

food manufacture  Management from IQMS . Food Safety—Not to Be Treated Lightly Resembling the automotive traceability requirements to a degree, food safety and traceability too must be about more than simply complying with regulatory requirements. Maintaining consumer confidence, ensuring a more competitive supply chain, and enabling profitable growth are also key motivators for enterprises in the food industry. Food manufacturers need solutions that will afford them the capabilities they need to comply with the growing Read More

Living And Thriving With Channel Master Customers


Channel master business is good. Everyone likes increased volume. But the impact of this business can be bad for the bottom line. How can manufacturers meet the demands of the channel master and preserve their business?

food manufacture  different categories? In dog food they sell 36%, disposable diapers 32%, photographic film 30%, toothpaste 30% and pain remedies 21%. If you sell these products, can you afford not to be part of the Wal-Mart channel? The reality is that the channel master has the power to demand or suggest and the manufacturer has no practical option but to say thank you. Exceptions exist, but only for those manufacturers who have the brand power to make their product a must have for the channel master. Demands of Read More

Food Producer Files $20m Lawsuit Against Oracle


California based Tri Valley Growers (TVG) filed a $20 million lawsuit against Oracle, for Oracle's failure to fulfill its contract to modernize TVG's production and management systems using its enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications.

food manufacture  $20m Lawsuit Against Oracle Food Producer Files $20m Lawsuit Against Oracle P.J. Jakovljevic - March 6th, 2000 Event Summary On February 11, a US agricultural co-operative filed a $20 million lawsuit against Oracle, alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation, malpractice, and breach of contract. California based Tri Valley Growers (TVG), which processes and markets its members'' fruit and vegetables, claims that the database giant failed to fulfill its contract to modernize the company''s production and 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

Drug Pedigree Guidelines and How Software Can Help


Drug manufacturers and retailers are tightening their data collection and reporting processes to meet new US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) guidelines. But which software offerings are best placed to help drug manufacturers comply with the new guidelines?

food manufacture  a result, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidelines covering cradle-to-grave tracking requirements that pharmaceutical companies must comply with for the drugs they produce. We''ll look at a brief description of the pedigree guidelines and compliance options. What Are Pedigree Guidelines? Simply stated, the FDA''s pedigree guidelines require data to be captured at each stage of the production and distribution process, until the drugs reach the customer or end user. The players Read More

Dealing with Food Industry Pressures


Small and medium food and beverage companies have the same regulatory requirements as large companies, but with significantly fewer resources with which to address them. Companies need systems that can provide comprehensive traceability information at the touch of a button.

food manufacture  with Food Industry Pressures Dealing with Industry Pressures Food and beverage is by far the largest industry in the world, but that doesn''t mean that it is a straightforward piece of cake for most food and beverage manufacturers and distributors to capture a bigger slice of the pie. With the growing power of mega-retailers, along with fragmented markets; intricate supply chains; increasing government regulations; variable raw materials; seasonality; package proliferation; and limited shelf Read More

The Shift to Larger, More Demanding Customers


Working with mass merchandisers is having a significant impact on how food processors and distributors run their businesses. With greater revenues increasingly coming from these giant retail customers, food companies need to find ways to ensure the greatest efficiencies and the lowest costs, without sacrificing quality control or food safety. This white paper outlines best practices for food companies and how an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help manage every aspect of the business.

food manufacture  significant impact on how food processors and distributors run their businesses. With greater revenues increasingly coming from these giant retail customers, food companies need to find ways to ensure the greatest efficiencies and the lowest costs, without sacrificing quality control or food safety. This white paper outlines best practices for food companies and how an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help manage every aspect of the business. Read More

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

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

Top ERP Systems for Food and Beverage Companies


Simply visit TEC s ERP Comparison Reports to find out which ERP solutions make the most sense for your company with just a few clicks of the mouse.

food manufacture  ERP Systems for Food and Beverage Companies Evaluating ERP solutions for the food and beverage industry means comparing hundreds—even thousands—of features and functions from many different vendors. Where do you start? And how do you get the accurate information you need to make the right decision? At TEC, we make it easy . Simply visit TEC’s ERP Comparison Reports to find out which ERP solutions make the most sense for your company—with just a few clicks of the mouse. Your impartial TEC ERP Read More

Colonial Grocers Selects VAI S2K for Food


Time and again it's been shown that a sharp industry focus can help lesser known and smaller enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors remain relevant amid cutthroat competition. One such smaller vendor is VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a provider of ERP software in IBM’s ecosystem, which recently announced that Colonial Grocers has selected its S2K for Food software to improve inventory

food manufacture  Selects VAI S2K for Food Time and again it''s been shown that a sharp industry focus can help lesser known and smaller enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors remain relevant amid cutthroat competition. One such smaller vendor is VAI ( Vormittag Associates, Inc. ), a provider of ERP software in IBM ’s ecosystem , which recently announced that  Colonial Grocers has selected its S2K for Food software  to improve inventory management processes, increase productivity and service levels, and gain Read More

Traceability in Food and Beverage Processing


Food safety has been top-of-mind for both consumers and industry executives for a number of years. Clearly traceability plays a large role in overall food safety, and in general food and beverage processors are doing better than many other industries. However, the stakes are high when it comes to food safety and there is still a lot of room for improvement, especially upstream in the food supply chain. Find out more.

food manufacture  in Food and Beverage Processing Plex Online manufacturing ERP software offers a completely integrated solution, from recipe management to production, shipment and accounting, enabling food and beverage processors and packagers to effortlessly track lot properties while optimizing and improving other business processes Source: Plex Systems Resources Related to Traceability in Food and Beverage Processing : Traceability (Wikipedia) Traceability in Food and Beverage Processing Food and Beverage Read More