Innovation and NPD professionals in food and beverage can automate supplier product information collection using a cloud-based solution.
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Companies in the food and beverage sector often have long and complex supply chains, meaning that managing these and ensuring compliance throughout the supply base can be a difficult and time-consuming process. By the very nature of their business, food and beverage companies source ingredients, products and services from across the globe to ensure the best value and quality to customers. This can result in a substantial amount of administration, including paperwork, telephone calls and emails to suppliers to highlight and verify supply chain risks. Some of these compliance risks include allergens, modern slavery, anti-bribery, sustainability, nutrition, veganism, Halal and Kosher, as well as supplier manufacturing site accreditation and insurance.
Trade Interchange’s ARCUS® Supplier Management Software enables innovation professionals within the food and drink sector to collect and verify large amounts of documentation and certifications to ensure that approved suppliers can deliver the services, ingredient or products requested, whilst complying with government legislation, industry guidelines and company policies at the best market value.
- Supplier directly uploads NPD information into the cloud-based database
- Enhances inter-departmental collaboration across the entire product innovation process
- Comprehensive online dashboard provides full visibility over the product innovation process
- Protects brand reputation and manages supply base NPD risk
- Automated alerts, reminders and configurable reports provides visibility over task dates and other milestones
- NPD approval processes are digitised and electronically mapped to ensure complex workflows are streamlined
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Take a look at these resources to find out how ARCUS® supplier management software has benefited innovation professionals in the food & beverage industry.
"The main pain points ARCUS® has helped us with is that all of the suppliers can be in one place and every department from our company can log can and check the information that they are after."Maria Loftus, Senior Technical Manager, Fridays
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We are currently in the process of refining our NPD solution ahead of the full launch. We are working with some of the biggest names in the food and beverage industry including Brakes, Casual Dining Group, Domino’s and Morrisons to develop our initial NPD module.
The development version of ARCUS® NPD is currently been trialled extensively with our colleagues across multiple departments of their organisations.
Following our Agile development methodology, we continuously evolve and update our modules and plug-ins with new releases every 6 weeks.
If you would like to find out more information or be part of the working group steering this module in its initial development, please feel free to get in touch with us and we will be happy to make this a possibility.