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As a contract manufacturer, every customer is unique. You have to pivot product lines quickly, adhere to tight timelines and still meet your own bottom line.

Our solution helps you do all that and more.

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Our Solutions for Contract Manufacturing

Whether you’re a contract manufacturer or co-packer, all of our solutions are built to facilitate quick production line changes, enable end-to-end product tracking and ensure strict quality control.
Food and Beverage ERP
Making products on behalf of another company means you must be exact, consistent and reliable. Our ERP solution has the features you need to succeed.
Food and Beverage OEE
Use real-time shop floor data to optimize plan attainment, improve OEE and gain complete visibility of production and quality compliance.
Food and Beverage EAM
Food and Beverage PLM
Food and Beverage TMS
Aptean Business Intelligence
Aptean EDI
Aptean Pay
Aptean CRM

From manufacturing foods to packaging the end-product, our solution is ready for your operations.

We know that contract manufacturers are under unique pressure to perform; after all, you’re responsible for someone else’s product. That’s why we designed our solution with a wide breadth of features.

Recipe & Formula Consistency

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Recipe & Formula Consistency

The challenge

Your customer is expecting the product you provide to be exactly like they would make it – you need a way to ensure recipes are recorded and adhered to, down to the last ingredient.

The solution

Manage every product specification in one place including ingredients, allergens and nutritional values, which can then be linked to each BOM and checked against defined inspection values.

Packaging & Pallet Labelling

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Packaging & Pallet Labelling

The challenge

Your customers may be looking to you for help with product identification and labelling. If you don’t have a reliable system in place, you’re at risk of losing business and customer confidence.

The solution

For pallets and cartons, you’re able to specify any data you want included on a label (item/lot number, etc.) while product labels can be created with nutritional values – and every label can be printed easily via an API.

Inventory Management

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Inventory Management

The challenge

Your warehouse likely has lots of inbound and outbound shipments as you deal with different customers across a wide range of products. An effective inventory management system is critical to your success.

The solution

Leverage inbound and outbound inventory tracking tools like license plating and serial shipper container codes (SSCC) for pallet and carton movement, plus you’re able to use mobile handheld scanners to track products down to an item-level.

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Production Management

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Production Management

The challenge

All of your customers and their products are unique. It’s imperative you’re able to stay on a consistent schedule, ramp up production quickly and retain full visibility into your shop-floor.

The solution

Balance raw material requirements, keep your teams on a timeline and minimize slack times by leveraging real-time visibility into work center and machine center capacities.

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Traceability

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Traceability

The challenge

How do you comply with ever-changing food safety regulations, pass mock traceability audits for larger retailers and ensure overall food safety without forfeiting efficiency?

The solution

With software designed for your challenges—that’s how. Our food software includes advanced traceability, recall and preventative functionality to set you up for success.

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Quality

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Quality

The challenge

Without the right tools to help you control processes, it can seem impossible to adhere to strict regulations, package requirements and food safety standards.

The solution

Set up mandatory quality audits and scoresheets at every step of the production cycle—and take the guesswork out of product consistency, integrity and safety.

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Reporting & Analytics

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Reporting & Analytics

The challenge

Manual spreadsheet-based reporting has a long list of drawbacks and often results in you burning time looking for data instead of gleaning actionable insights.

The solution

With our analytics tools, you can create robust, customizable reports—empowering you to make smarter, more accurate decisions across your business.

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Plant Maintenance

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Plant Maintenance

The challenge

Downtime. Unexpected maintenance. Underutilization. Without the right monitoring tools, your assets can cause you a variety of headaches.

The solution

Our solutions remove these challenges by allowing you to monitor equipment performance, maintenance schedules, sanitation and changeovers easily.

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Ready to start transforming your business?

We’ve got the specialized food ERP solutions you need to conquer your industry challenges.

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