Let's take a look at the larger picture first. The global food and beverage industry include several segments ranging from groceries, oils and fats, food additives, functional foods and beverages, packaged foods, health and natural foods, canned food, baked food, baby food, animal food, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, energy drinks to packaging.
FIRST THINGS FIRST!
The food industry today wholly depends on supply chain efficiency which is becoming increasingly more efficient and effective irrespective of the company sizes. While it is regardless of whether you are a small or a large manufacturer or supplier, there is close interlinking of complex production processes everywhere so as to comply with a steady delivery capacity.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides food and beverage companies with the platforms they need to meet quality and compliance standards, manage stock and satisfy customer demand while maintaining excellent customer service.
MANAGE THE REGULATIONS WITH EASE
Let's face it! Food companies often face complex challenges to manage costs and maintain margins while adhering to regulatory requirements. Gone are the days when growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, escaped with the limited visibility and the daily operations could not run without human intervention. With strong core functionality to handle stock purchasing, traceability, logistics, trade and finance, Dynamics 365 offers the perfect balance of efficiency and compliance.
Microsoft Dynamics can help your organization succeed through efficient ordering and delivery processes, highly improvised inventory capabilities and delivering the right product to the right place at the right time and providing up to the minute reporting tools allowing you to effectively respond to ever-changing consumer’s demands.
MINIMIZE YOUR COST
You can distribute inventory in optimal sequence and eliminate waste with advanced shelf-life tracking and planning tools. The ability to monitor operations at a micro-level, tracking material usage and yields, allows you to maximize capacity as well as rapidly optimize product mix to meet ‘flexible’ demand. Critical decision making is enhanced with the sophisticated predictive analytics and machine learning capabilities of the Microsoft platform to control costs and maintain margins.
BANK ON YOUR DATA & ELIMINATE THE WASTE
Don’t just rely on the vague analysis to drive the decision making. Microsoft Power BI delivers an accurate understanding of the key data points for developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and dashboards. The Sales dashboard on top of Power BI using a custom built ‘DialGauge’ visual. This visual along with other key dashboards like the ‘Run Rate’ dashboard provided iD Fresh Food’s Management with rich analytics and a deep understanding of the state of their high growth business. The ability to monitor operations at a detailed level, tracking material usage and yields, allows you to maximize capacity as well as rapidly optimize product mix to meet changing demand. Critical decision making is enhanced with the sophisticated predictive analytics and machine learning capabilities of the Microsoft platform to control costs and maintain margins.
iD FRESH FOOD CASE STUDY
iD Fresh Foods is a food manufacturing and distributing company having a presence in 8 cities across India and abroad and a team of more than 800 employees. The company now manufactures 55,000 kgs of batter per day besides other yummy products and distributes it to more than 18,000 retail outlets across 15 cities in India & United Arab Emirates.
Learn how CloudFronts helped this food brand to expand and grow at a rapid rate to meet the demands of its customer base. Download case study now!