Aptean Software Makes Litehouse Inc. More Competitive.
Litehouse Foods has been using both the Ross Enterprise ERP solution and the Factory MES solution for years. They are the number two manufacturer of refrigerated salad dressings, marinades and dips in North America.
Producer of refrigerated produce dressings founded in 1963.
In 2006, the founders sold the company to its employees.
Maintains manufacturing plants in Idaho, Michigan and Utah.
Lighthouse, Inc. needed a way to accommodate their growth without incurring the prohibitive costs of infrastructure investments.
Invest in enterprise software designed for process manufacturers, add Manufacturing Execution Systems to improve operational efficiency.
The software implementation combined with other business initiatives has allowed the company to grow sales without having to build a new warehouse or a new production facility.
The cost of any software system is directly related to how customized it is. The more you customize, the more it costs. By working closely with Ross ERP and Factory MES, we are able to influence the product roadmap, and being able to influence the features and functions, we can reduce the customization, increase the upgrades, and keep the cost of ownership quite low.