Ross ERP

Ross ERP is an enterprise resource planning software solution for process manufacturers that want to streamline operations, quickly bring new products to the marketplace, and easily ramp up production, while cutting costs and complying with ever more stringent retailer requirements and federal regulations.

Ross ERP

WHY IT'S DIFFERENT

Unlike generic ERP software solutions, Ross ERP is designed to support manufacturers that work with recipes and formulas in order to help them successfully manage the variability and complexities of their products and processes, as well as accurately account for all raw material and finished products—which will significantly improve production scalability and product costing and traceability. From one plant to dozens, in multiple countries, languages and currencies, Ross ERP also can be easily rolled out to achieve business process standardization across a global enterprise. With deep industry expertise, Ross and its team of technology experts can give you a solution that is tailor-made for your business.

WHY YOU NEED IT

Whether you are in the process of re-evaluating your existing ERP application or looking to replace your existing spreadsheets, it’s important to focus on an ERP application that has a strong process manufacturing foundation that can support your unique requirements with minimum customization.

  • Streamline inventory management and get accurate, real-time data for higher quality products, faster time to market, quicker inventory turns, and lower manufacturing costs.
  • Make informed, real-time manufacturing decisions to enhance quality, increase plant throughput, contain costs, and improve delivery performance.
  • Protect your brand and your customers with intuitive, easy-to-use traceability solutions that track your products and ingredients from suppliers to manufacturing to end-users.
  • Automate your chargeback validation process and stay on top of high data volumes, non-standard pricing, management fees and rebates, and regulatory compliance requirements.

WHAT YOU GET

Ross ERP offers in-built industry “best practices” to which you can align your business processes, as well as a robust ERP feature set for designed exclusively for process manufacturers, including:

  • Manufacturing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Distribution Management
  • Traceability
  • Contracts and Chargebacks
  • Customer Management and Portal
  • Data Collection
  • Mobility

Beyond its core feature set, Ross ERP’s modular approach provides fast implementations in high-impact areas, with the freedom to add additional modules, such as supply chain management, business intelligence, product lifecycle management, or content management, as your company grows and evolves.

FUNCTIONALITY THAT PERFORMS

Through innovative features in the areas of automation and usability, including Social Networking technologies, relevant and actionable information is pushed to you, the user, allowing you to see the Big Picture and make faster, more informed decisions.

  • ROSS ERP FOR PROCESS MANUFACTURING – Easily handle over 100 critical needs for recipe or formula based manufacturers. Learn more
  • SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING – Build a better business by planning and forecasting demand proactively, optimizing production schedules and minimizing inventory investments. Learn more
  • ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT – Automate tedious repetitive tasks and free yourself from filing and searching for paper. Together, it makes for a simpler, more efficient environment, while cutting costs. Learn more
  • ENTERPRISE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT – Leverage existing enterprise data and improve visibility into key business operations. Sales and Manufacturing Analytics coupled with Inventory Management provides you a complete business intelligence solution. Learn more
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR ERP – Make it easy on the bosses. Executives get budgets and reports faster than ever before in easy-to-understand formats – allowing leaders to react quickly to critical news. Learn more
  • PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT – Get new products to market faster by adding our PLM module to your Ross ERP Solution. Cut days, weeks and months from recipe or formula development. Learn more
  • MOBILE ERP – A native iPhone and Android smart device app that lets sales personnel review key customer information prior to meetings – or even during an appointment. Learn more
Ross ERP

Related Case Study:

Berner Food & Beverage Transforms Its Business with the Help of Aptean

Berner Foods is a market-leading supplier of quality food products, including natural cheese, specialty performance cheese, processed cheese and soy beverages. Approaching full capacity and with an ambitious 5yr growth plan, the company wanted to improve throughput efficiencies and reduce performance variances.

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QUICK FACTS

  • Private label manufacturer of foods and beverages including dips and cheese sauces.
  • Major manufacturing facility is located in Illinois
  • Maintains three distribution facilities.

CHALLENGE
Berner Food & Beverage was looking for smart ways to transform and grow its business. The company needed technology solutions to manage inventory and costing, and improve plant utilization.

SOLUTION
The company implemented Ross ERP to manage inventory, costs and financing and Factory MES to improve factory operations and increase capacity through better utilization. Berner Food & Beverage also chose Pivotal CRM to manage its customer relationships. The Event Management Framework ties it all together and issues real-time alerts.

RESULT
By leveraging these tailored solutions, the company has expanded its business from primarily cheese products to include beverages. Plant capacity has increased through efficiency improvements and scheduling, and the Ross ERP system manages product margins. The 70-year-old Berner Food & Beverage company continues to grow in today’s evolving market.