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Whether you’re a food processor, manufacturer or distributor, Aptean Food & Beverage ERP bcFood Edition has all the industry-specific functionality you need to take your business to the next level.

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The Comprehensive

ERP Solution for Your

Food Business

Complete Package

Aptean Food & Beverage ERP is an integrated solution contained in a single database. The information entered by each user is available to the rest of your company, ensuring tasks and decisions are all based on the same data.

Accurate, Real-Time Data

The days of waiting for data or making assumptions based on outdated information are over. Transactions are recorded in Aptean Food & Beverage ERP as they happen, ensuring you have reliable, up-to-date information.

Easy to Use

Working in your ERP system should not be a chore. Aptean Food & Beverage ERP doesn't bury information under multiple menus and interfaces. Everything you need to do your job as quickly as possible is presented front and center.

Scalable and Flexible

As your company grows or changes direction, Aptean Food & Beverage ERP adapts with ease and evolves alongside you. Developing new functions is simple, making it easy for your software to respond to your needs.

Take Advantage of Food Specific Functionality

There’s no need to settle for a generic ERP system. Instead, leverage one that understands the unique demands and challenges that come with manufacturing foods.  

Building upon the solid foundation of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, we’ve created enhanced features designed specifically to meet your food industry requirements.  

So, Aptean Food and Beverage ERP is able to offer a more accurate, agile and comprehensive experience. 

Some of these tailored features include: 

  • Enhanced workflow modules that force specific activities to be performed by a defined procedure 

  • Ability to create contract agreements with customers and vendors 

  • Assignment of order quantity changes to sales and purchase lines before quantity adjustments are made 

  • Quality test and target score sheets that can then be tracked 

  • Advanced item traceability features with comprehensive lot control

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ERP Features Built

for the Food Industry

Grower Accounting

Track growers, ranches, farms, fields and blocks, along with related details such as acres, crop years, planting dates, harvest dates and crop varieties. You can define multiple payees for every grower and process payments according to payment schedules that accommodate harvest advances and progress payments.

Commodity Receiving

Create inbound receipts for your commodity inventory and include specific grower, ranch, farm, block and associated contract values. The system enables you to record weighmaster information, scale-in and scale-out weights, dates and times, and use container tare weights to determine the true net weight of a given receipt.

Catch Weight

Maintain your inventory records according to two units of measure, making it possible to capture the exact weights of your random weight items. With the system, you can also handle and process items according to one unit, but cost and price them by the other, allowing you to sell an item by the case, but price it by the pound.

Recipe Management

Identify the raw materials and ingredients that are used to produce your items by setting up recipe formulas. Our solution allows you to define standard batch and lot sizes, as well as scrap percentages and other anticipated losses, empowering you to achieve greater accuracy in forecasting production output quantities.

Lot Traceability

Complete back to front traceability that can tell you exactly where your materials came from, how they were used in your facilities and what was shipped to your customers. You’re able to segment customers related to a lot trace, granting you quick access to the people you need to contact in the event of a recall.

Hold Management

Establish hold reason codes, each with its own separate configuration that specifies what activities are and are not permitted. These codes are used to generate hold tags for lot records. And hold tags can be manually assigned by a user or automatically generated from defined settings.

Item Allergens

List the allergens that are present in your products, then assign them to your raw materials and manufactured items. This functionality enables you to give your production scheduling personnel full visibility as to which upcoming activities will contain allergens, so that they can plan and schedule accordingly.

Quality Assurance

Set up quality tests, then build quality score sheets that address various areas of business. Record quality test results for characteristics such as moisture, color, size, temperature and packaging integrity against item lots. Aptean Food & Beverage ERP automatically passes or fails these results based on predefined test targets.

Global Trade

Record international shipments. Create booking activities that maintain shipping containers and their contents, delivery schedules, completion dates and more. Generate critical documents such as port schedules, customs documentation and broker information from within the system.

Mobile Warehouse

Record inventory movements, picking activities and production results in real-time with Aptean Food & Beverage ERP’s mobile warehouse solution. Using mobile handheld units with barcode scanning capabilities, you can gain complete control of your inventory and streamline your warehouse processes.

License Plating

Manage your warehouse with license plate records that represent pallets and their contents, including item number, lot information and weight. Record movements, receipts, picks and shipments at the pallet level, and output your manufactured items directly onto license plate records.

Scale Integration

Capture the scale-in and scale-out weights of trucks bringing product in and out of your locations, then transmit this data directly to your ERP, ensuring reliable, error-free data that can be printed on weightmaster certificates. Nationally certified, Aptean Food & Beverage ERP’s scale integration is compliant in all 50 states.

Trade Management

Track your multi-level promotions, rebates, broker commissions and payables, royalties and bill-backs. Analysis and tracking tools make it easy for you to plan, implement, and report upon the overall effectiveness of your sales campaigns and promotions.

Shipping Management

Integrate with a multi-carrier application and instantly process your shipments through more than 100 carriers worldwide, including FedEx, UPS, USPS and DHL. Go beyond basic warehouse capabilities when you pick and pack individual parcels, cartons or pallets against every shipment.

Advanced Options

There are several available upgrades that can be added to the system at any time. Aptean Food & Beverage ERP offers options for system customization for companies that require additional feature upgrades such as online storefrontsdigital payments and EDI.

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