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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Coca-Cola speeds up loading process thanks to Zetes' scanning system on forklifts

Coca-Cola speeds up loading process thanks to Zetes' scanning system on forklifts

In order to gear the loading process to the accelerated warehouse processes, Zetes designed a new scanning system on Coca-Cola's forklifts in Dongen.

Modern Gourmet Foods selects Centric Cloud Product Lifecycle Management

Modern Gourmet Foods selects Centric Cloud Product Lifecycle Management

Modern Gourmet Foods (MGF), the international gourmet food and gift business, has selected Centric Cloud, a new cloud-based, SaaS PLM solution specifically designed with small businesses in mind.

The Authentic Food Company selects Epicor to support ongoing growth

The Authentic Food Company selects Epicor to support ongoing growth

Epicor Software Corporation has announced that The Authentic Food Company has chosen the enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for process manufacturing, Epicor Tropos, to streamline processes and allow better transparency of business data to support growth.

Indus Foods chalks up a first with BCP’s Accord Voice WMS

Indus Foods chalks up a first with BCP’s Accord Voice WMS

Indus Foods of Birmingham are breaking new ground by investing in a 10 user Accord Voice Warehouse Management System (WMS) from IT software specialist Business Computer Projects Ltd (BCP) for its 30,000 sq ft distribution centre.

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.

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