Aptean for the Food and Beverage Industry
At Aptean, we know food. Our customers include meat processors, fresh produce producers, bakeries, dairies and food manufacturers, so we understand that each industry deals with specific challenges that require specific food and beverage software solutions.
That's why we've developed specialized tools for traceability, recipe management, quality control and forecasting – so your business can focus on delivering the highest-quality products. If you’re a food producer, manufacturer, processor or distributor, we have a solution below to fit your needs:
- Fresh Produce and Farming
- Meat, Seafood and Poultry
- Sauces and Dressings
- Spices and Ingredients
- Frozen and Prepared
Challenges in the food industry
Every industry has its challenges. That is especially true in the food industry. Under pressure margins become the order of the day. The increasing regulations in the area of food safety and quality also play a major role. And what about the consumer, who in today’s world is becoming more and more demanding? We know exactly what the status quo is in your food niche, be it meat, dairy, fish, bakery, fresh produce or wholesale. And we believe that technology plays a vital role in preparing food companies for the future.
Fresh Produce and Farming
- Demand Forecasting
- Margin Management
- Inventory Management
- Food Safety & Traceability
- Daily Forecasts
- Manufacturing & Production
Meat, Seafood and Poultry
- Safety and Quality
- Multiple End Products
- Yield Management
- Variable Weight
- Food Safety and Traceability
- Allergen Management
- Input-Based Production
The challenges in your food industry
Regardless of your business industry, be it Fresh Produce, sweets or bread, we know your market and the specific issues that challenge your success. Which challenges are the order of the day for your business?
How do you ensure that you can always deliver on time and with the right quality?
How do you respond to the short order cycles in this market?
How do you ensure transparency in the chain when your customers demand it?
Bread and bakery
How do you respond to health trends and the changing consumer demands?
Sweets and confectionery
What's your work efficiency with different production lines?
How do you deal with price fluctuations in the market?
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.
Set up mandatory quality audits and scoresheets at every step of the production cycle to check for product consistency, integrity and safety.
Reporting & Analytics
Create robust, customizable reports that measure performance and utilize real-time and historical production, sales and costing data for accurate forecasting.
Manufacturing & Production
Integrate production scheduling, planning, batch processing and consolidation to boost efficiency across production and distribution channels.
Warehousing & Inventory
Manage picks, putaways, packing and shipping to keep track of inventory movements and streamline warehouse processes.
Monitor equipment performance, maintenance schedules, sanitation and changeovers to optimize plan attainment and OEE.
The complete solutions for the food industry
Our food-specific solution, is based on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform. Get a taste of how your food business can benefit from our complete software solutions.
The LINKFRESH solution provides critical fresh produce industry functionality, not available in a standard ERP solution, such as Grower Accounting, Traceability, Consignments, Farming and Quality Control.
Foodware 365 is the foremost food solution based on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform. As experts in food & IT, we make it possible for every food company to use the Microsoft platform and gain access to future technological advancements. Our drive comes from helping every client reach the next level in the food industry.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is offered as a total solution in the cloud. The platform offers the flexibility to easily implement applications modularly. The possibilities of the intelligent business applications CRM and ERP are combined with Dynamics 365, so that you can carry out all your business processes in the cloud. As a result, innovations such as IoT, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence are also easily within reach for your company.
For small and SME food companies.
For medium-sized to large food companies
Why Dynamics Square?
Our understanding of the food and beverage industry and everything that happens behind the scenes from a technical perspective makes us a frontrunner. Our ability to customize everything related to demand forecasting, traceability, sourcing, margin management, inventory management, manufacturing, production, costing and quality into your solution to make it easy to use makes us an obvious choice.
Our proficient workforce is equipped with smart business solutions and modern technologies to ensure overall business growth.
We understand, devise, and deliver future-ready solutions intelligently personalized to effectively serve the unique business needs.
We sincerely relish seeing businesses growing by implementing intelligent solutions smartly developed by our experts