Food and Beverage

Sage Enterprise Management provides mid-sized enterprises industry specific software solutions across the food and beverage manufacturing sector.  

The flexibility of the system allows for management of the many and varied industry requirements, across every business process including manufacturing, procurement, accounting, asset management, and sales & distribution, in a single unified manner.

Some of the F&B Industry segments include

  • • Nuts, Pulses, Seeds, Fruits and Vegetable growers and producers
  • • Grains and Flour Mills
  • • Manufacturers of Health Food products
  • • Beverage manufacturers(Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks)

So what constitutes a Sage Enterprise Management solution for food and beverage producers?

The Sage Enterprise Management, as an all in one suite, offers mid-sized enterprises, who have advanced business information needs, who operate in the food and beverage manufacturing sector, a system that addresses the various F&B process manufacturing business information challenges such as trading electronically with majors (EDI), single and multi-site warehousing (RF warehousing) including management of lots, batches, FEFO, GS1 – 128 & SSCC labels, recipes, revisions, weigh scale integration, packaging, wet and dry goods management, and matters concerning compliance, food labelling, traceability, wastage, by-products, supplier contracts and quality control management.

Major Food & Beverage manufactures using Sage Enterprise Management

The various Sage EM core system extensions provide best of breed functionality used by leaders across the F&B industry such as Yoplait, Nestle’s Group, & Kronenbourg Brewery (Carlsberg). The Advanced Product life cycle management product (Lascom PLM) is a specialist PLM product that structures, manages and audits product information and processes from inception through to commercialization including managing R&D, documents, quality, compliance, carbon footprint and supplier collaborations.

The Sage EM system can be extended by including the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) production management tool from Osys. The MES connector provides real time management of production performance helping management control and analyse real time data from your production facility especially useful when comparing actual production against your Sage EM budgeted data. The MES software system helps companies better manage costs and improve productivity by optimizing the use of your production equipment and resources (work centres, machines and operators). It helps improve traceability of materials, equipment and resources and with the optional inclusion of Osys Quartis workshop equipment you have a complete MES solution.

DIMO computerized maintenance management system

Unscheduled down time due to production equipment failure can be extremely detrimental to a companies reputation and ability to satisfy customer deadlines. Proper equipment maintenance can extend the economic life of your plant and equipment and can help limit the costs associated with unscheduled down time. The Sage Enterprise Management system can be expanded to include DIMO computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software to manage the scheduled maintenance of your plant and equipment including management of spare parts, equipment history, people resources and compliance.

The inclusion of Mapadoc EDI templates and SPS commerce provides F&B manufacturers a complete EDI system and by adding Datalinx WMS to the standard Sage EM warehouse management system F&B manufacturers have at their disposal an advanced RF WMS system that manages GS1-128 and SSCC labels, pallets, containers and license plates.

The Sage Enterprise Management system includes the depth and spread of functionality mid-sized enterprises typically require plus the technology to support mid-sized enterprises. The system is designed for enterprises who operate multiple plants, sites and entities and who may operate across multiple countries. The technology is Web native and supports up to and around 2,000 concurrent users with the average client site 55 system users. Companies using the system benefit from this extensive functionality and technology, and the opportunity to connect with these various best of breed system extensions.