Optimization of business processes in the field of confectionery and beverages

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Challenges in the field of confectionery and beverages.

Producers of bottled drinks and canned, syrup, concentrate will, confectionery and candies, chewing gum, ice cream, frozen desserts, etc.

  • Effective reduction of inventory levels
  • Quality control
  • Effective demand forecasting, and quick response to change it
  • Effective planning and implementation of production
  • Optimizing the level of supply
  • Development scheme of liquid cash flow
  • Effective implementation and flexible development system supporting the flow of information

How QAD supports companies from the confectionery and beverages?

Business processes and means to achieve the strategic goals are different in different companies. To the company has become a highly effective company must define best practices for their business processes and measure the performance of each process. To assist in this task, QAD has prepared solutions, services and indicators, which include the best practices in the industry and provide a clear measurement of the efficiency of business processes.

To help customers measure the effectiveness of business processes, QAD has developed a set of 10 essential indicators: "Effective QAD Enterprise Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)."

The concept of key performance indicators of business processes focused on the main areas where measurements can promote an increase in efficiency. In every business and industry areas important to monitoring can cover various relevant processes. For each of these processes, QAD offers a proven working practices 'best practices'). These best practice measures have been mapped in the QAD software functionalities available in the package QAD Enterprise Applications.

Among the key indicators for the industry of sweets and drinks often they are indicated:

Compliance with industry standards

Compliance with industry standards [Industry Compliance]

Adjustments to the standards in the industry include a set of regulatory indicators related to a particular industry, territory or market activities supported by the company. Some of these regulations take the form of guidelines and recommendations compiled by industry certified organizations, recognized international standards and regional regulations in different countries. Typically, adapting the rules require that the processes are carried out in a controlled and documented. Often, they require audits and verifications carried out by other institutions.

The efficiency of inventory control [Inventory Effectiveness]

Efficiency and inventory management analyzes whether the relevant parts orders are delivered at the right time to the right place, with minimal investment and assuming meet customer requirements. This efficiency depends on the execution time, the volatility of supply, the volatility of demand, product complexity, maintenance contracts, replacement products, life cycle costs of materials, costs of doing business, investment strategies, the cost of obtaining funds, warehouse and logistics (location, distance methods transport).

Timeliness and completeness of supply [Delivery In Full-On-Time]

Delivery complete and on time (Delivery In Full-On-Time) is an indicator that, if the order item has been delivered with the ordered by the customer, the expected delivery time. This ratio is a good indicator of the quality of the material and inventory management processes of planning and realization of the demand. The definition of "In-full On-Time" changes its meaning depending on the assumed level of service agreed with the client. Understanding of the term "Complete" may depend on the definition of the terms "by order" or "order by position" or "by copy". The term "time" can be dependent clauses "delivery earlier" or "later delivery" (eg. One day earlier or one day later, etc.).