Enterprise Resource Planning
Streamline operations, connect departments and create more efficient processes while addressing safety, regulatory and quality demands.
In an extremely competitive market, snack manufacturers must be able to adapt to evolving food trends and changing consumer demands or risk being left behind. Whether your operations consist of roasting, salting, drying, cooking or canning, having the ability to produce consistent, quality products that cater to trends in economic and consumer behavior will ensure your company is able to grow and be successful.
Customers who choose Aptean's food and beverage software solutions to run their snack businesses are able to better consolidate and optimize batches, segregate and substitute allergens and streamline traceability processes. By using industry-specific software to manage your operations, you can ensure the quality of your products, create new recipes based on consumer trends, schedule production based on shelf life and increase overall equipment effectiveness in your plant.
We provide a complete solution for your snacks operations, including:
Snack manufacturers need to ensure uniformity in every product they produce. But variations in raw materials and manufacturing processes can make this extremely difficult. Automated quality control checks done at the raw ingredient level, during the production process and on the final product measure everything from moisture levels, seasoning percentages and oil frying temperatures to ensure your products meet strict quality standards.
Tight margins and very little production lead time mean that snack manufacturers must be as efficient as possible in their scheduling. Our food specific software comes equipped with the functionality needed to schedule production based on shelf life, allergen segregation, equipment maintenance or manufacturing time to maximize your machinery, manpower and materials.
Leading snack manufacturers can adapt to food trends and changing consumer tastes. Advanced product development tools found in Aptean's food and beverage solutions allow R&D teams to compare current recipes and processes with new ingredients and processing techniques to uncover new products, recipes and cost-effective formulas.
Increasing consumer demands for portion-controlled snacks and on-the-go packaging can create headaches for manufacturers without advanced warehouse management capabilities. Food-specific technology creates flexibility and greater control across your organization, allowing you to streamline your packaging processes and increase overall equipment effectiveness.
Account for raw materials and finished goods through the production process and isolate defective products at the batch level in the event of a recall. More
Set up mandatory quality audits and scoresheets at every step of the production cycle to check for product consistency, integrity and safety. More
Create robust, customizable reports that measure performance and utilize real-time and historical production, sales and costing data for accurate forecasting. More
Integrate production scheduling, planning, batch processing and consolidation to boost efficiency across production and distribution channels. More
Manage picks, putaways, packing and shipping to keep track of inventory movements and streamline warehouse processes. More
Monitor equipment performance, maintenance schedules, sanitation and changeovers to optimize plan attainment and OEE. More
Distinct industry challenges require specific solutions. Aptean's tailored products can help your snacks business tackle these challenges, and more, with ease. Explore our solutions to find out how you can comply with food safety standards while driving operational efficiency and achieving measurable results.
When manufacturing and warehouse management became a greater software system need, a food-centric ERP system familiar with food needs provided the functionality to be a business operations game-changer.
With over 20 years on a legacy ERP system and when over-customizing closed the door for an upgrade path, it was time for a new ERP system that would establish best practices implemented throughout the entire operation.
See how our tailored food software solutions help snack operations like yours solve the unique challenges of your industry to drive operational success.