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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Coronavirus and lessoning the impact on our supply chains: lessons learnt from a multinational company operating in China

Coronavirus and lessoning the impact on our supply chains: lessons learnt from a multinational company operating in China

As the coronavirus crisis deepens, here are some insights from the CEO of supply chain planning software vendor, FuturMaster, on the impact of the virus outbreak and how companies can anticipate and react to such crisis situations based on the lessons learnt from various customers – including one of the world’s largest suppliers of bottled water operating in China.

Majority of workforce management still done manually, says Kronos research

Majority of workforce management still done manually, says Kronos research

As many as 7 in 10 UK organisations in the hospitality and food service industries are still using manual systems – such as paper-based processes, homegrown spreadsheets, or both – to carry out critical workforce management tasks.

Trade deal trade-offs: Supply chain managers warn US deal could do more harm than good

Trade deal trade-offs: Supply chain managers warn US deal could do more harm than good

A hasty trade deal with the United States could weaken food standards, lower worker protections and flood the market with cheap American imports according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

UK SME manufacturers continue to grow and build resilience

UK SME manufacturers continue to grow and build resilience

The latest MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report confirms SME 2018/2019 revenue continued to grow, with the food, drink and tobacco sector leading the way at 13.14%.

Digitisation brings major benefits for poultry specialist

Digitisation brings major benefits for poultry specialist

A bespoke IT system from food and drink specialist CSB-System has helped a Slovenian poultry processor to double its growth, improve cost-efficiency and increase production volume by 40%.

Tetra Pak launches first virtual marketplace for food and beverage manufacturers

Tetra Pak launches first virtual marketplace for food and beverage manufacturers

Tetra Pak has unveiled what it describes as the food and beverage (F&B) industry’s first full-scale virtual marketplace. It adds that the new platform, created using Mirakl SaaS Marketplace solutions, will bring convenience and ease to the industry by making purchasing of products faster, more convenient and simpler for producers.

Supply Chain Event - From Demand Planning to S&OP to IBP: Lessons from the front line

Supply Chain Event - From Demand Planning to S&OP to IBP: Lessons from the front line

Tuesday 14th January 2020 - Birmingham,UK

This Supply Chain Event is a free educational morning dedicated to leading manufacturers who want to review best practices and lessons from the front line to implementing S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) and IBP (Integrated Business Planning).

QAD DynaSys Announces the Release of DSCP 2019

QAD DynaSys Announces the Release of DSCP 2019

The latest demand and supply chain planning software features a new intuitive web planning experience, collaborative planning process controls and is powered by artificial intelligence and advanced supply chain analytics

Indigo Software expands supply chain consulting team with addition of Fay Shuttleworth

Indigo Software expands supply chain consulting team with addition of Fay Shuttleworth

Fay brings over 15 years of experience working in the warehousing and logistics industries, adding valuable additional skills in the automotive and IT manufacturing sectors to the existing consulting team.

QuickStart Integrated Business Planning Webinars

QuickStart Integrated Business Planning Webinars

REGISTER for Webinars - 10th & 12th December.

Businesses that manage supply chains have to be able to adapt to the changing political, economic, social and technology landscape all the time.To cope with all this change globally, companies need to put together a different business operating model, which allows them to continuously update plans in a controlled manner in the light of changing economic circumstances.

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