The Complete Solution
for Your Snacks Operation

Aptean for Snacks

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:

  • Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Allergen Segregation
  • Batch Processing
  • Inventory Management
  • Work in Progress (WIP)

Your Industry Challenges

Quality Control

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.

Production Scheduling

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.

R&D

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.

Packaging

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.

Industry-Specific Capabilities

Traceability

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

Quality

Set up mandatory quality audits and scoresheets at every step of the production cycle to check for product consistency, integrity and safety. More

Reporting & Analytics

Create robust, customizable reports that measure performance and utilize real-time and historical production, sales and costing data for accurate forecasting. More

Manufacturing & Production

Integrate production scheduling, planning, batch processing and consolidation to boost efficiency across production and distribution channels. More

Warehousing & Inventory

Manage picks, putaways, packing and shipping to keep track of inventory movements and streamline warehouse processes. More

Plant Maintenance

Monitor equipment performance, maintenance schedules, sanitation and changeovers to optimize plan attainment and OEE. More

Industry-Specific Solutions

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.

Enterprise Resource Planning
Overview

Streamline operations, connect departments and create more efficient processes while addressing safety, regulatory and quality demands.

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Manufacturing Execution System
Overview

Use real-time, shop-floor data to optimize plan attainment, improve OEE and gain complete visibility into all aspects of production and quality compliance.

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Warehouse Management System
Overview

Uncover areas of improvement in your warehouse, track performance metrics and eliminate costs associated with inventory, space and labor.

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Snacks Organizations That Trust Aptean

La Tortilla Factory Logo

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.

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Excalibur Logo

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.

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Industry Highlights

See how our tailored food software solutions help snack operations like yours solve the unique challenges of your industry to drive operational success.