Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Food Processing Software

Food & Beverage manufacture involves a total sequence of food operations, including the growth and selection of raw materials, harvesting, processing, preservation, and distribution. These goods are then sold mainly to the retail or hospitality sectors, which then sell to end consumers through shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, etc. In general, the aim of all food manufacturing operations is to extend the availability of seasonal crops to year-round use. Food manufacturing is not solely involved with the preservation of food but is also concerned with the addition of additives such as flavours, colouring agents, preservatives, texturising agents and the final operation is packaging. Supply Chain software for the Food and Beverage industries enables streamlining and automating business processes throughout the supply chain to improve planning, optimise inventory levels, reduce costs, and respond quickly to changes in customer and supplier demand.

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Marine Harvest turns to JDA Software and REPL Group for global warehouse management solution

Marine Harvest turns to JDA Software and REPL Group for global warehouse management solution

JDA Software Group, Inc., has announced that Marine Harvest ASA, the global seafood company, will implement JDA Warehouse Management across its global operations, beginning with its terminal in Gardermoen, Norway, in 2016.

Roberson Wine keeps orders flowing with NetDespatch

Roberson Wine keeps orders flowing with NetDespatch

Independent wine specialist, Roberson Wine, is the latest retailer to select the popular NetDespatch cloud-based shipping and data management platform to streamline its order fulfilment process.

Greencore gets its Food to Go with Voiteq’s VoiceMan

Greencore gets its Food to Go with Voiteq’s VoiceMan

Operating out of six main distribution centres across the UK and a further six in the USA, Greencore's 'Food to Go' convenience foods business wanted to modernise its warehouse operations with a real-time system that reduced manual paper-based processes, improved accuracy and enhanced customer service.

Creed Foodservice boosts performance with Accord Voice WMS

Creed Foodservice boosts performance with Accord Voice WMS

Foodservice distributor Creed Foodservice is realising major performance improvements following a £175,000 investment in Accord Voice Directed WMS from supply chain software and warehouse management systems specialist BCP (Business Computer Projects Ltd).

Hovis Transport Operations signs new deal with Microlise

Hovis Transport Operations signs new deal with Microlise

Hovis, the baking and flour milling business jointly owned by The Gores Group and Premier Foods plc, has signed a multi-year deal with telematics platform provider Microlise.

Is online our favourite tipple?

Is online our favourite tipple?

By Becky Clark, CEO NetDespatch.

The Chancellor signalled further support for the wine and spirit industry with the announcement of a 2% cut in spirits duty and a freeze in duty for wine in this year's budget in March 2015.

Arla Foods trusts STEF with the transport and logistics of its fresh products in France

Arla Foods trusts STEF with the transport and logistics of its fresh products in France

Jean-Dominique Castellani, Managing Director of ARLA FOODS France, and Serge CAPITAINE, Deputy Executive Officer of STEF (European specialist for cold logistics for food and thermos-sensitive products.) have signed a new contract for the provision of transport and logistics services for fresh food products (+2°C / +4°C) which will cover the delivery of 15,000 tonnes of cheese, butter and cream annually to over 500 locations in France.

Complimentary Passes to a Food Manufacturing & Logistics IT and Data Conference

Complimentary Passes to a Food Manufacturing & Logistics IT and Data Conference

We would like to offer you a number of complimentary delegate passes to the Food and Drink Data & IT Summit which is being held on the 7th July 2015 in the Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, UK.

Kepak chooses eSmart Warehouse solution from BEC for M3 upgrade

Kepak chooses eSmart Warehouse solution from BEC for M3 upgrade

Kepak Group is one of Europe's leading food innovators, engaged in processing and marketing a full range of meat proteins in varied formats and presentations.

COMA of Mexico chooses HighJump Warehouse Advantage

COMA of Mexico chooses HighJump Warehouse Advantage

HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management software, has announced that Comercializadora Mayorista de Abarrotes SA de CV (COMA) of Mexico has selected the HighJump Warehouse Advantage warehouse management system (WMS) for all eight of its warehouses.

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