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Ready for a Fresh Produce ERP Created Specifically for the Industry

Working with fresh produce and perishable foods can be difficult, especially when you’re using an ERP solution that can’t accommodate this industry’s nuances.

Luckily, our solution was developed with the fresh produce industry in mind and offers tons of fresh-specific functionality like grower accounting, grower certification tracking and pricing based on grade-out/pack-out methodology.

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The Fresh Produce

Industry Is Challenging.

Make It Easier.

What Makes the Fresh Produce and Perishable Foods Sector So Complex?

Ask anyone working with fresh produce and they’ll tell you: the constant concern of looming expiration dates, possible surpluses or shortages and ever-changing regulations can make this industry extremely difficult to navigate. To complicate matters more, grower accounting is confusing and pricing produce requires more than a simple algorithm.

From matching your supply to meet consumer demand and ensuring compliance with health standards to managing the traceability of all your products, the list of crucial considerations for any fresh produce business is long.

Expiration tracking is particularly crucial for fresh produce companies, as the perishable nature of the products requires careful monitoring to minimize waste and ensure quality and safety for consumers.

You also need the tools to properly manage consignments, the associated financials and the many partners you work with in your supply chain.

You don’t just need an ERP solution that accommodates the fresh produce industry—you need one that’s been created around it. One that gives you control from farm to table and allows you to maximise efficiency while still prioritising food safety.

Derive actionable insights from your data in real-time; act with agility while increasing efficiency and achieving results with purpose-built ERP software from Aptean. Reach out to our team of experts today.

How Does Aptean’s Food and Beverage Solution Better Equip Your Fresh Produce Business?

Our fresh produce ERP solution has industry-specific functionality ready to help you keep up with consumer demand, adhere to safety regulations and maintain sustainability efforts while retaining a healthy bottom line.

  • Grower settlement calculations are done automatically and allow for flexible cost assignments with the ability to prepay & handle different commission settings.

  • Prices are calculated automatically based on defined attributes like size, color, shape and appearance, improving price accuracy and operational efficiency.

  • Make better decisions in less time by filtering inventory using deep lot attributes; combine with customer and vendor attributes to create better reports.

  • Automatic, proactive warnings alert to any approaching expiration dates while a dashboard with real-time expiration schedules keeps your team informed.

  • Use real-time expected and available inventory insights across every location to effectively assign lots, optimising supply and demand in any season.

  • Purchase orders are created using received pallet files via Excel, eliminating error-prone transcription and automating future orders with accuracy checks.

  • Track producer, grower and vendor certificates at every step of the supply chain directly within the solution and easily assign valid certificates to each lot.

Success in the Fresh Produce Industry

Fossa Eugenia Implemented Aptean Food & Beverage ERP to Better Position Themselves for the Future in the Fruit and Vegetable Trade

As a grower's association, a one-size-fits-all solution just wouldn't cut it. After years of collaboration and success, Fossa Eugenia chose Aptean Food & Beverage ERP for increased insights and to build a platform for future growth.

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Unlock Fresh Produce-Specific Features and Get the Aptean Advantage

Ready to explore all the ways in which Aptean Food & Beverage ERP will help ensure your business’s operations with purpose-built tools for your unique challenges?

You’ve likely got lots of questions about our solutions and the implementation process, not to mention the resource commitments you’ll need to make as an organisation.

Most ERP solution vendors will be more than happy to provide you a price quote on request, but it’s important that you’re able to convey your needs and expectations clearly so that their teams can produce a realistic and accurate figure. In this blog post, we dive into the key considerations you need to make prior to filing your request for an ERP quote, as well as how to best carry out the process.

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Ready to tackle the fresh produce industry?

We bring the features you need to navigate the complexities of the fresh produce industry.

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