White Paper: Iptor Supply Chain Systems
The Food & Beverage landscape has changed dramatically in the past 5-to-10 years and in order to compete, the Food & Beverage distribution companies must constantly uncover new ways to improve efficiency, manage cost and add value to their customers or fade into irrelevancy. This whitepaper focuses on the 5 trends shaping the supply chain industry for food & beverage distributors and what successful food distribution companies are doing to stay one step ahead of them. Urbanization: New “table stakes” for food industry suppliers What’s Local is Global: Strain Food & Beverage distributors to reach deeper across supply lines globally Necessity, the Mother of Invention: How to survive in the Food & Beverage industry Let’s All Eat Out Tonight: Importance of investing in people, process and technology improvements valued by customers The Invisible “Partner” in the Room: Public safety- a key concern in the Food & Beverage supply chain
White Paper: ESHA Research
Now is the time to act to ensure a thoughtful approach to the FDA nutrition facts label change. There have been many significant updates to nutrition labels and daily values. Why to update the Nutrition Facts Label? •Reflects updated scientific information and has a fresh design, including the link between diet, chronic diseases, and public health •Format draws attention to calories and serving sizes, two important elements in making healthier food choices •Updated serving sizes are needed to reflect changes in amounts of foods consumed This whitepaper: Helps the food industry in understanding the FDA’s changes to the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels Highlights some of the important changes between the pre-existing and the new label nutrients and Daily Values Explains how food products will appear to consumers and manufacturers will want to consider the nutrition label changes closely as they decide whether to reformulate their products
White Paper: Lascom
E.U. regulation No 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers is a new European Union directive that affects both manufacturers and retailers. It applies to food business operators at all stages of the food chain, where their activities concern the provision. Compliance with INCO will ensure that product information is consistent throughout the supply chain at every consumer touch-point, both in-store and online. What this whitepaper on '' E.U. Regulation No. 1169/2011'' covers? This whitepaper not only defines requirement standards of the new E.U. regulation no. 1169/2011 (INCO), but also explains how to better deal with the regulation. What are the changes in new EU Regulation No 1169/2011 on food labeling? What are the major impacts on the food and beverage companies due to New EU regulation No 1169/2011? What are the best practices to avoid slowing down innovation processes due to INCO regulation? Is INCO regulation only a costly and time-consuming constraint? Download this informative whitepaper to learn more about the rules in accordance with Regulation No 1169/2011 and food information regulations.
How to Improve Food and Beverage Profit Margins
White Paper: The MPI Group
How to Improve food and beverage profit margins: Much like a well-prepared dish, when it comes to software, the right ingredients make all the difference. The food and beverage industry deals with narrow operating margins, rapidly changing customer preferences, and highly perishable items on a daily basis. Although current supply chain management (SCM) tools provide food and beverage executives more visibility to help them quickly help their companies adapt to changing conditions, today’s globally competitive market demands an even fresher, more innovative approach. What are the market trends and strategies in the food & beverage manufacturing business? How can the effective use of SCM tools help in the management of food and beverage industries? What are the most common challenges faced by the food and beverage industries in managing food and beverage supply chain? Read this whitepaper to learn how modern supply chain management systems, business analytics and IT tools can help transform today’s food and beverage industry business challenges into opportunities.
Creating Harmonized Food Safety Processes Through Integration
White Paper: EtQ
A system that integrates all food safety processes across the enterprise is the key to ensure a high level of compliance down the food chain. The Food and Beverage industry is increasingly adapting the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as its “stamp” of high quality and safety. In this white paper on “Creating Harmonized Food Safety Processes through Integration,” learn about: How an automated Food Safety Management System (FSMS) eases compliance with Global Food Safety Initiatives Challenges of a Food Safety system without integrated processes Best practices to integrate a Food Safety Management System within the food & beverage industry How integration increases Food Safety Management effectiveness
Extending Food Safety Down the Supply Chain:Incorporating Suppliers Into Your Quality Process
White Paper: EtQ
How can you best manage food safety across the global supply chain while ensuring regulatory compliance? With this, comes the challenge of being able to ensure that all entities within the supply chain meet their responsibility for food safety and quality. This whitepaper on “Extending Food Safety down the Supply Chain,” outlines several key concepts into how companies can extend their enterprise Food Safety Management System (FSMS) to their suppliers, and effectively take quality outside their four walls. A Recipe for Food Safety: Areas that should be addressed in any company’s food safety program Challenges with Supplier Quality: Maintaining compliance to food safety standards Food Safety down the Supply Chain: Incorporating Your Suppliers Best Practices for Integrating the Food Safety Management System with the Supply Chain Read this whitepaper that describes background information of food safety regulations as well as action steps that can be taken to mitigate the inherent risks of a global food supply chain.
White Paper: EtQ
Implementing an integrated food safety management system into a business system helps food chain stakeholders ensure a system that will function at its highest ability to streamline business processes, ultimately demonstrating compliance to food quality and food safety initiatives. This informative whitepaper describes how implementing a Food Safety Management System streamlines processes and procedures related to HACCP, ISO 22000, and SQF—ensuring compliance to regulations in the food and beverage industry. It highlights: Best practices needed to successfully implement and automate the Food Safety Management System How developing a Food Safety Management System can help automate each process in the HACCP plan How an automated Food Safety Management System can help stakeholders comply with the various food quality and food safety initiatives What factors most influence the successful implementation of an integrated food safety management system Monitoring the implementation of food safety management procedures
White Paper: EtQ
Risk Management needs to be a holistic approach for Quality and Compliance Management Systems. When considering Risk Management, many often immediately shift to Risk Assessment. However, Risk Assessment is only a piece of a broader Risk Management strategy. The core message is that in order to make quality and compliance streamlined and efficient, a company needs to have a level of Risk Management methods in place. In this white paper on “How to Define and Build a Risk Management Strategy for Quality and Compliance Management Systems,” learn about: How quality and compliance is necessary, and how it can be a significant investment on an organization Streamlining the compliance management process while mitigating costs How risk becoming a way many organizations have sought to help streamline their compliance management systems in an objective and systematic way