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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America


By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than $2.5 million (USD), and more than 98 percent have fewer than 100 employees. To compete, small businesses need to be innovative, and understand both personalization and value, and how to execute best practices to build success.

food critique forms  group consisting of large food retailers. They like having a small operation in the group because we are generally perceived to be innovative. We bring some ideas they otherwise might not hear. And we have other friends within the industry who come to visit us and we visit them. These share groups visit and critique each other''s operations through a different set of eyes. We value their feedback, and we all benefit from constructive criticism. It''s been an important part of our ongoing success. Plus, Read More

Tracing Food Quality and Safety, or We Are What We Eat, After All (Part I)


Besides the ongoing (seemingly never-ending) presidential campaign and celebrity scandals/gossip, food safety is very much in the news. Indeed, incidents of outbreaks, contamination, product recalls and whatnot flood TV channels as breaking news every now and then. Consumers, governments and the various members of the food supply chain are rightly concerned about food safety, and there has been

food critique forms  Food Quality and Safety, or We Are What We Eat, After All (Part I) Besides the ongoing (seemingly never-ending) presidential campaign and celebrity scandals/gossip, food safety is very much in the news. Indeed, incidents of outbreaks, contamination, product recalls and whatnot flood TV channels as breaking news every now and then. Consumers, governments and the various members of the food supply chain are rightly concerned about food safety, and there has been increasing pressure for food and Read More

Cloud/SaaS is the Perfect Solution for Food and Beverage Processors


Fast becoming the preferred delivery model for companies in other manufacturing industries, software as a service (SaaS) is being adopted by food and beverage processing companies using inadequate management systems. See how a SaaS-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system helps processors operate more efficiently and profitably, and enables world-class security, disaster recovery, and an expandable storage capacity.

food critique forms  the Perfect Solution for Food and Beverage Processors Fast becoming the preferred delivery model for companies in other manufacturing industries, software as a service (SaaS) is being adopted by food and beverage processing companies using inadequate management systems. See how a SaaS-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system helps processors operate more efficiently and profitably, and enables world-class security, disaster recovery, and an expandable storage capacity. Read More

Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) - Part 1


Food production and distribution is a serious and strategic business, and I am not aware of anyone in my surroundings that takes it lightly; food can not only delight us, but can also make us quite sick and indisposed. While my inner circles (pets included) have luckily not been casualties of recent salmonella, E.coli, and whatnot outbreaks from tainted chilly peppers, tomatoes, spinach, pet food,

food critique forms  Sure) - Part 1 Food production and distribution is a serious and strategic business, and I am not aware of anyone in my surroundings that takes it lightly; food can not only delight us, but can also make us quite sick and indisposed. While my inner circles (pets included) have luckily not been casualties of recent salmonella, E.coli, and whatnot outbreaks from tainted chilly peppers, tomatoes, spinach, pet food, or most recently peanut butter , the 2008 year-end holidays were not much fun for my family. Read More

JustFoodERP


JustFoodERP provides a full breadth of integrated functionality focused on the specific needs of food processing and food distribution companies. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics, JustFoodERP is instantly recognizable to users because it's a Microsoft product. It also speaks to all the technology companies are using today, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and back-end tools like SQL Server and SharePoint. Food distribution companies run on razor-thin margins. Effective inventory management is critical to ensuring that inventory levels maximize cash flows and profitability. Food safety standards are becoming increasingly stringent. While government legislation has long been implemented, even higher standard of food safety are being driven by the implementation of programs like Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) or Safe Quality Food (SQF), requiring third-party audits. JustFoodERP takes a holistic view of food safety by incorporating prevention and proof, in addition to the traditional record-and-respond approach to lot tracking and recall. Businesses make decisions each day, often with imperfect information, or on the basis of "gutstinct" or "tribal knowledge." JustFoodERP helps take the guesswork out of daily decisions, implementing a balanced scorecard or metrics approach to business performance management. JustFoodERP provides tools and best-in-class metrics in all functional areas including finance, sales, inventory, production, and quality.

food critique forms  the specific needs of food processing and food distribution companies. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics, JustFoodERP is instantly recognizable to users because it''s a Microsoft product. It also speaks to all the technology companies are using today, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and back-end tools like SQL Server and SharePoint. Food distribution companies run on razor-thin margins. Effective inventory management is critical to ensuring that inventory levels maximize cash flows and profitability. Food Read More

Mobile ERP: Connecting Workers, Machines, Systems & Data on the Shop Floor & in the Warehouse


Mobile technology is a game changer across all segments of society right now—and the food industry is no exception. Having access to transactional data and real-time metrics at the very locations where this information is needed is today a reality. If your company is investigating an investment in ERP, a review of this kind of on-site, real-time functionality, with every vendor you meet, is critical in today’s working environment.

food critique forms  society right now—and the food industry is no exception. Having access to transactional data and real-time metrics at the very locations where this information is needed is today a reality. If your company is investigating an investment in ERP, a review of this kind of on-site, real-time functionality, with every vendor you meet, is critical in today’s working environment. Read More

Food and Beverage "Delights"


Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors have many challenges on their plate, and even industry giants cannot afford to sit back. Given this backdrop, how can small to medium manufacturers cope with the same external pressures with comparatively fewer resources?

food critique forms  preparation, and consumption. The food we eat comes from an industry that, in the US, is a $700 billion (USD) industry, or one sixth of the total industry output. In the European Union (EU), food and beverage expenditures average about 13 percent of household consumption. A major portion of the global economy involves harvesting, processing, storing, and distributing food and drinks, ensuring a plentiful supply at supermarkets, restaurants, and other food outlets. Part One of the series Food and Beverage Read More

Bluecross Blueshield Eliminates the Blues of Forms Processing


Bluecross Blueshield of South Carolina (BCBSSC) had been using optical character recognition (OCR) technology for many years, but wanted to improve productivity by automating its claims processing system from document and data capture to document storage. By integrating AnyDocCLAIM into its existing automated system, BCBSSC has increased its processing speed and averages more than 400 claims per hour.

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Barcode Labeling for Food and Beverage Processors: What You Need to Know to Get Started


Food manufacturers are launching sophisticated tracking systems that can identify and isolate quality issues across their supply chains before problems escalate. Implementing barcoding as part of an integrated SaaS ERP solution enables food processors to optimize solution benefits. Find out what food and beverage processors need to know to take advantage of barcoding to improve business performance and meet regulatory requirements.

food critique forms  Labeling for Food and Beverage Processors: What You Need to Know to Get Started Food manufacturers are launching sophisticated tracking systems that can identify and isolate quality issues across their supply chains before problems escalate. Implementing barcoding as part of an integrated SaaS ERP solution enables food processors to optimize solution benefits. Find out what food and beverage processors need to know to take advantage of barcoding to improve business performance and meet regulatory Read More

From Farm to Fork: The Need for Traceability in the Food Chain


Traceability and visibility in the global food supply chain is crucial to farmers and food processors, in light of recent major food recalls. Manufacturers need to tightly manage their production quality, even into the suppliers’ operations, to comply with FDA requirements. ERP solutions, like Plex Online, enable food manufacturers to track every ingredient in every product at least one-up and one-back in their supply chains.

food critique forms  for Traceability in the Food Chain Traceability and visibility in the global food supply chain is crucial to farmers and food processors, in light of recent major food recalls. Manufacturers need to tightly manage their production quality, even into the suppliers’ operations, to comply with FDA requirements. ERP solutions, like Plex Online, enable food manufacturers to track every ingredient in every product at least one-up and one-back in their supply chains. Read More

Innovating to Maximize Market Opportunities: Growing Food and Beverage Businesses


Demand for food and beverages continues to rise. The market will pay a premium for partially prepared healthier choices that are convenient and easy to eat anywhere, or more cost-effective for large-scale food preparation. Discover how software solutions can help companies with innovative solutions for these niche markets gain brand dominance and market loyalty, and achieve higher revenues, profits, and market share.

food critique forms  Maximize Market Opportunities: Growing Food and Beverage Businesses Demand for food and beverages continues to rise. The market will pay a premium for partially prepared healthier choices that are convenient and easy to eat anywhere, or more cost-effective for large-scale food preparation. Discover how software solutions can help companies with innovative solutions for these niche markets gain brand dominance and market loyalty, and achieve higher revenues, profits, and market share. Read More

Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) - Part 2


Part I of this blog series introduced the burning issues of food safety and the resultant need for a holistic and proactive safety strategy (rather than to reactively recall plagued products). The previous post also talked in more detail about Lawson Software’s holistic approach entitled The "4Ps" of Food Safety. In this part, Rory Granros, process industry and product marketing manager at

food critique forms  the burning issues of food safety and the resultant need for a holistic and proactive safety strategy (rather than to reactively recall plagued products). The previous post also talked in more detail about Lawson Software’s holistic approach entitled The 4Ps of Food Safety . In this part, Rory Granros, process industry and product marketing manager at Infor , also strongly opines that in order to protect product safety, companies need a holistic and proactive Product Compliance Strategy. Infor’s Read More

Food Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection


Many food companies are investing significant funds in building awareness for their brands in the market, which can pay off amply in competitive, commodity markets. One highly publicized recall, however, can turn an established brand asset into a liability.

food critique forms  of industry professionals by Food Processing Magazine ranked food safety as the number one plant-level concern (see figure). Of those surveyed, 85 percent stated they were taking additional steps to ensure food safety. The ranking of food safety as the primary concern is justified. Outcries against outbreaks of salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), bovine spongiform encephalopathy (also known as mad cow disease), hoof-and-mouth disease, and other food safety con Read More

Food Distribution Vertical Industry Brief


Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today's food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely competitive, low margin business.

food critique forms  Distribution Vertical Industry Brief Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today''s food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely Read More