White Papers

  1. Best Practices In Demand And Inventory Planning For Food And Beverage Companies
    6/14/2018

    It’s a classic scenario in food and beverage manufacturing— struggling to coordinate the opinions of sales and marketing with manufacturing and supply chain initiatives on what should be produced, when it should be produced, and where it’s needed.

  2. Proactive Quality Assurance Supported By ERP In The Food And Beverage Industry
    5/23/2018

    Being able to provide product and lot traceability has become a critical requirement in the food & beverage industry. Food safety regulations mandate that companies have in place quality control plans and documented procedures, while customers may demand that lot traceability be demonstrated to as part of a supplier audit, to ensure recalls can be managed effectively.

  3. Hygienic Design: Safety And Efficiency In Food Production
    4/25/2018

    In the food production industry, product contamination by microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi presents a potential and omnipotent risk. It is therefore important to prevent any type of contamination and to facilitate its removal. The public's access to multimedia also makes it more sensitive to the importance of hygienic design. This is why more and more facility and machine builders as well as manufacturers of individual components of these face this increasing challenge.

  4. ERP For Food And Beverage Compliance And Traceability
    4/12/2018

    How enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can help food and beverage manufacturing with traceability and regulatory compliance.

  5. ERP For The Foods And Beverage Quality Assurance
    4/12/2018

    How enterprise can ERP software help food and beverage manufacturing with quality assurance? Statistical process control (SPC) and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA).

  6. Why GDPR Must Be baked Into Your Enterprise Software
    4/12/2018

    Can you really prepare for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance with software that is bolted onto the outside of your enterprise resource planning (ERP) or field service management software?

  7. Don’t Let Your MRO Inventory Manage You: Part 3
    4/4/2018

    Ineffective data collection/management will negatively impact materials management operations. This can lead to  inefficiency, material delays, and increased costs. Here's how to avoid these dilemmas.

  8. Don’t Let Your MRO Inventory Manage You
    4/3/2018

    A basis storeroom has now been created, and at least basic data about the stocked items has been captured on spreadsheets. Parts are stored safely and can now easily be located. Now what?

  9. Don’t Let Your MRO Inventory Manage You
    4/3/2018

    We've all been there; equipment breaks down and parts are ordered with little consideration as to lead time, price, quality, or reliability. This column offers insight into purchasing and managing MRO inventory.

  10. Ensuring Conformity Of Packaged Food
    3/23/2018

    In this white paper, our focus is to unravel what conformity of packaged food is: from regulatory compliance and upholding branding requirements to ensuring consumers’ needs are met. We look at why conformity is important to different stakeholders within the food industry. We also consider the technologies available to help meet conformity objectives, plus the additional business benefits they provide, to alleviate some of the pressures that manufacturers and brand owners face today.