Customer Success - Natures Way Foods

Natures Way Foods Implements Factory MES to Support Corporate Real-Time Management Strategies.

Natures Way Foods Implements Factory MES to Support Corporate Real-Time Management Strategies.

Learn how Natures Way, a leading producer of prepared bagged salads and fruit products for major retail and food service companies, has delivered a site-wide 4% efficiency improvement within six months by implementing Factory MES and Ross ERP.

Natures Way Foods

Quick Facts

  • Established in1994 as a sister company to Langmead Farms.
  • Producer of ready-to-eat salads.
  • Certified by the CRF Institute as one of Britain’s Top Employers.

INDUSTRIES

Food & Beverage

HEADQUARTERS

Chichester, UK

SOLUTIONS

Factory MESRoss ERP

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CHALLENGE

Natures Way Foods wanted to unlock capacity constraints and more effectively manage perishable raw material sources with a real-time demand schedule. The company also wanted to improve its agility, in terms of managing suppliers and meeting real-time customer demands, while improving shop floor accountability.

SOLUTION

Natures Way evaluated Factory MES, a packaged Manufacturing Execution System that aims to transform manufacturing performance by empowering factory floor employees and supervisors to make real-time, actionable decisions.

RESULT

With Factory MES, Natures Way Foods achieved a 4% site-wide efficiency gain with measured improvements in six months. The factory floor is now empowered to drive immediate action through real-time intelligence. The company has the ability to better identify and unlock hidden capacity opportunities.