Food and beverage trends are evolving, along with what it means to be healthy. Current public health information is focusing on the types of fat, added sugars and other nutrients which should be shown on the new Nutrition Facts label. … Read more

 

Many businesses in the food and beverage industry experience struggle with complicated operations, including

  • producing and distributing high-quality products
  • responding to increased regulatory pressures and customer demands
  • facing decreasing profit margins

In order to respond quickly to customers or regulatory … Read more

 

Image_4“With Dynamics GP, I have so many capabilities for inventory that I didn’t have at all with QuickBooks. I can easily get the reports I need. I have great visibility into our inventory levels plus the lot trace function has … Read more

 

Food and beverage businesses are challenged by a fast-paced industry, urgent customer demands, and thinning profit margins. Juggling sales, service, and business operations with disparate software not only adds to the complexity, but can also cause delays and lead to … Read more

 

A recent study of North American food manufacturers by TR Cutler, Inc. revealed an interesting and complex relationship with enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.  In an industry facing thinning profit margins and expanding SKUs, food manufacturers indicated that they need … Read more

 

How do you get vine-ripened tomatoes to the market before they spoil? As quickly as possible.  Whether grocery stores, food services, or big box merchants are relying on you for fresh produce or shelf-stable food and beverages, you have to … Read more

 

Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors rely on fresh ingredients to produce delicious products for their customers.  You rely on your supply chain for these high quality raw materials; however, what do you do when they can’t deliver?  Gain greater … Read more

 

Food and beverage manufacturers are facing new changes to labels on packaged foods.  The term “gluten-free” has been defined and products that are labeled as gluten-free must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten.  However, the labeling is … Read more

 

Collins_Distribution Quiz_July 2014Every distributor is looking for more good customers – customers that enjoy your products and services, place recurring orders, and pay on time.  It is more efficient to nurture long-term relationships than spend the time to look for and engage … Read more

 

Be sure to register for this free webinar: Five Ways to Make Your Supply Chain More Dynamic!  The free webinar is April 24, 2014 at 10 AM PT.  This event is being hosted by Microsoft and the presented by Pam … Read more

 

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