Overview

The food and beverage industry is characterized by intense competition, strict regulatory guidelines, and wavering consumer demands. When every mistake has the potential to become a disaster in the making, it’s important to see the bigger picture, connect operations within the company and constantly look for more efficiency in the supply chain.

Our offering

Our solution can be applied for every sector in the food and beverage industry – fresh produce, meat, bread and bakery, sweets and confectionery or dairy – and is based on a Microsoft ERP solution. It offers the tools manufacturers need to manage the supply chain, meet customer demand and comply with industry standards such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP).

In addition, the ERP solution covers the following:

  • Procurement (Supply chain management)
  • Inventory (Warehouse management)
  • Production
  • Quality management and control
  • Material and capacity planning
  • Sales & marketing
  • Accounting & budgeting
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Functionalities:

Product recipes

  • Define and approve product recipes and material variations, trace both raw material and final product by lot number.
  • Identify and manage packaging and labelling requirements.

Production management

  • Use industry-specific cost and production analysis tools – define one and multi-level inputs and outputs, manage co-products and by-products for effective resource allocation.  
  • Plan and manage batches and routes – maintain instructions for each activity within a route, stay in the know anywhere, anytime by accessing information through a handheld device. 
  • Work with different units of measure in order to best fit the specific process – production, sales, etc. 
  • Plan production rates according to historical data and sales forecasts. 

Quality management and control

  • Maintain strict quality control – connect your ERP with an internal laboratory, manage approved supplier lists, define product specs and get information about test results. 
  • Track shelf life, best before and expiration dates, automatically pick raw materials for production based on FEFO (First Expired, First Out). 

Integrations

  • Take advantage of integrations with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Bizerba (scales and software) among others 
  • Perfect your deliveries with integrated applications such as a Van-Sales mobile app. 

Pricing policies

  • Implement different pricing and incentive policies for each client; work with advanced shipment notices. 

Benefits

Have an efficient traceability system

Answer food safety requirements and guidelines with an effective one-up one-down traceability system.

Use a state-of-the-art scalable platform

Our solution is Microsoft Dynamics 365-based and offers many integrations, including AI, Business Intelligence tools and others. Furthermore, it’s a platform that grows with your company.

Respond to changes within the industry

Increase your flexibility and swiftly respond to market shifts, changes in government regulations or technological innovations.

Get the whole picture

By getting an in-depth view of every aspect of your business, you’re empowered to make decisions that are both faster and better.

We already enjoy a number of improvements. Optimized inter-departmental information flow, enhanced employees’ productivity, and presence of timely and improved reporting are the basis for appropriate decisions.

Yordan Vachev Lalov Vachev

Yordan Vachev

Manager of Lalov and Vachev Ltd.

We help them transform their business

Resources

Learn more about our solutions for Food and Beverage manufacturing by downloading our resources.

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