Enterprise Resource Planning
Streamline operations, connect departments and create more efficient processes while addressing safety, regulatory and quality demands.
The spices and ingredients market is one to look out for. With ongoing health trends and increasing awareness of the nutritional benefits of spices amongst consumers, the market has been steadily growing. In addition, an increasing appetite for home cooking of foreign cuisines indicates that the market will continue to grow even more in the upcoming years. Spices and ingredients manufacturers must find ways to remain competitive and agile to take advantage of increasing demand.
Aptean's Food and Beverage ERP software for spices and ingredients has been designed to help you operate more efficiently, comply with food safety regulations and scale your business. With our Food and Beverage ERP, you are able to manage your inventory better, apply lot tracking to all raw materials and operate on a first-expiry-first-out (FEFO) production schedule.
We provide a complete solution for your spice and ingredients operations, including:
Factor in broker fees and commissions directly from purchasing modules in real time to get the full cost of materials. With food specific technology you can account for seasonal material costs to help guide forecasting plans and purchasing schedules.
When producing spices and ingredients, there are a lot of different materials to work with. Manage all materials from vendors and brokers easily throughout the production and storage cycle with software built for the food industry. Quarantine materials based on shelf life, allergen risk and point of origin to maintain compliance with food safety rules.
It's of great importance that you preserve the quality and safety of your products. In order to do this, you need to schedule production based on similar materials, manufacturing times and equipment maintenance. System workflows will ensure schedules are followed. Set up mandatory quality checks around formulation temperatures, washdown procedures and finished product reviews.
Integrated, real-time data informs scheduling, ensuring that batches contain accurate material amounts, meet expiry timeframes and yield the best results. Accurately track and trace ingredients and finished goods for complete end to end 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
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 spices and ingredients 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.
Being in the industry for decades and staying up to date with technological advancements and continuously reevaluating current processes can be daunting without the right partner.
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 spices and ingredients operations like yours solve the unique challenges of your industry to drive operational success.