In today’s environment, F&B companies can’t afford to do things manually. Shelf life is short and pricing and availability can change rapidly, making inventory management challenging. By automating manual processes in the warehouse and manufacturing shop floor with a Netsuite Advanced Manufacturing mobile solution, you can ensure everyone always has up-to-date information to make business critical decisions.
Allergens, contamination concerns, spoilage! Food safety requirements are not something to play around with. Lot traceability, batch and NetSuite serialized inventory tracking are essential to tracing ingredients throughout the supply chain. Keeping record of expiration dates and using FEFO logic can streamline product movement and help reduce waste.
You should be automating:
By automating these manual processes, you eliminate error-prone manual data entry and the extra logistics between every task that are inherent in paper-driven processes. Your users are able to complete tasks in a fraction of the time. Depending on your shelf life, this time savings can greatly affect your bottom line.
To effectively manage your processes, you will want to leverage advanced mobile tools to further automate your operations:
“Our inventory was a complete mess, with inventory tracking near impossible. RF-SMART allowed us to take the band aids away from our processes and ensure all our products are shipped correctly... [We] completely trust what our inventory levels are and that was is being picked to ship out is the correct and complete product.”
As a manufacturer and distributor of Gluten-free salad dressings, dips and seasonings, this NetSuite customer needed to be able to accurately keep track of their inventory.
Needed to manage growth and consolidate multiple systems and excel sheets into one system of record. Chose NetSuite and RF-SMART for the flexibility, robust functionality and ability to scale with them as they grow.
Implemented RF-SMART with NetSuite to ensure their inventory is correct and manageable. Needed to accommodate multiple locations and be consistent with their processes. Use mobile for sales order picking, inventory transfer and manufacturing of their brewing kits.
Without RF-SMART and NetSuite, they would not be able to manage order fulfillment from different warehouses. They’ve seen time savings using mobile in the warehouse and shop floor. They are also able to create a high-quality product that keeps their customers happy all while scaling their business.
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