Food and Beverage Packaging ERP

Where can it be used?

 

The Food Packaging ERP Package can be used in the following market segments:

  • Consumer food products:

    • Companies that manufacture packaging such as (cartons,wrapping, bottles, ..) for the following products

      • Meat

      • Fruits

      • Beverages

      • Dry food (cereals, nuts, bakery products,  )

      • Canned food (fruits, veggies, ..)

      • Dairy products

      • Eggs

      • ..

    • Companies that package the above products using the manufactured packaging (cartons,wrapping, bottles, ..)

  • Industrial food products

    • Companies that manufacture packaging such as (cartons,wrapping, bottles, ..) for the following products

      • Food ingredients​

        • Wheat

        • Barley

        • Hops

        • Vegetable oils, vinegar

        • Sugar

        • Chemicals: dextrine, flavors

        • ..

      • Animal foods

    • Companies that package the above products using the manufactured packaging (cartons,wrapping, bottles, ..)

Used packaging machines

 

The Food Products Packaging ERP Package can be used to manage the packaging using the following machines

  • bottle fillers

  • ​Wrapping
  • Bagging

  • Sealing

  • ​...

Components of ERP Package

 

The Food Products Manufacturers ERP Package may consist of the following components:

  • Acumatica Manufacturing Edition

    • Acumatica ERP Foundation:

    • Finance suite and Distribution suite

    • Monitoring and Automation

    • Acumatica Manufacturing application: BOM, MRP and Production Management

  • Optional Acumatica ERP Foundation applications

  • Optional Acumatica Manufacturing Edition applications

    • Product Configurator​
    • Estimator
    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling
  • Optional integrated Independent Software Vendor (ISV) applications:

    • ISV applications for addtional features of an existing Acumatica ERP module/workspace

      • Finance

        • ​Advanced Financial Reporting: FYIsoft, BI360

        • Sales tax Management: Avalara Tax, Vertex Sales Tax Solution

        • Human Resource Management including payroll: InfinityHR, PCBennett payroll, ..

      • Distribution

      • ​Inventory Management :NetStock, EazyStock, ..

      • Sales Order management: 

        • ​Customer payment processing: American Payment Systems, Century Business Solutions (EBizCharge), Kensium AcuCharge

        • EDI gateway: B2BGateway, SPS Commerce Fulfillment, EdiSoft

        • Shipping application: StarShip, AcuShip, OZLink, ..

      • Purchase Order management:​

        • ​Advanced Purchase Order management: Paramount Workplace

        • Vendor payment processing: AvidXchange, Artsyl, uplevl

        • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP): Sourceday

        • Container tracking for:

          • Purchase orders: IIG Acuboost, 

      • Contract management with customers: MaxQ Technologies​​​, 

      • Fixed asset management: Bimser Beam, 

      • Project Management: SmartSheet, Spitfire, 

      • Document Management Systems:

        • Document scanning and repository: SDSI Unform, 

        • Signing documents electronically: Adobe  E-Sign,

      • Quality Management

        • Bimser International: QDMS​

      • Click here to to see the webpages of all above ISV applications.

    • ISV applications for providing specific industry applications

      • Warehouse Management:

        • Product scan application (Scanco, Savant, FusionScan,..)

        • Warehouse Management System (WMS): Fusion WMS, Scanco, Savant, HighJump, RIC Group WMS

      • CADTalk: to transfer data from the CAD/PLM/PLD application to the BOM in the Acumatica Manufacturing Edition​

      • Click here to to see the webpages of all above ISV applications.

Traceability by Lot and Serial Number

Food ingredients and products can be traced by lot and serial number from the supplier, to manufacturing plant, to the warehouse, and to the customer. You can add expiration dates. 

The video below will show you.

Quality Management

Food ingredients and products have to comply to FDA standards. An ISV application by Bimser called QDMS takes care of that, and is fully integrated with Acumatica ERP. 

The video on the right will show you.

Choice of ERP Packages

Based on your needs, there is a choice of ERP packages. Basically the following ERP packages will provide a good start in configuring a package:

  • The simple warehousing ERP package using Scanco WMS

    • Besides your basic needs for finance, distribution, CRM, manufacturing, your warehouse needs a simple store, pick, pack and ship application since products in your warehouse are moved manually via pallets and forklifts.

  • The medium complex ERP warehousing package using Savant WMS

    • Your products in your warehouse are moved via conveyors, and sortation stations

  • The complex warehousing package using HighJump WMS

    • Your warehouse is fully automated. Your WMS needs to integrate with a Warehouse Execution System (WES)​

The simple warehousing ERP package using Scanco WMS

Besides your basic needs for finance, distribution, CRM, manufacturing, your warehouse needs a simple store, pick, pack and ship application since products in your warehouse are moved manually via pallets and forklifts.​

Your Needs

  • Basic needs:

    • Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

    • CRM

    • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

    • Manufacturing Management

  • Optional basic needs

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment: PIck, pack and ship

    • ...

  • Optional manufacturing management needs:

    • Product Configuration

    • Estimation

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional needs:
    • Integration with CAD

    • Product scanning

    • Warehouse Management System (WMS): SImple

    • Advanced Inventory Management application

    • Shipping application

    • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • Project Management

    • Human Resource Management including payroll

    • Customer payment processing

    • Vendor payment processing: 

    • Tax Management application

  • ​...

Your ERP Package

  • Basic needs:

    • Acumatica Manufacturing Edition

      • Acumatica Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

      • Optional: CRM

      • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

      • Manufacturing Management Application

  • Optional Acumatica ERP Foundation applications:

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment

    • ...

  • Optional Acumatica Manufacturing Edition applications

    • Product Configurator​

    • Estimator

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional ISV Applications:
    • CADTalk

    • Scanco scan

    • Scanco Warehouse Management System (WMS)

    • NetStock Inventory Management application

    • StarShip Shipping application

    • Sourceday Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • SmartSheet Project Management

    • Infinity Human Resource Management including payroll

    • American Payment Systems Customer payment processing

    • AvidXChange: Vendor payment processing:

    • Avalara Tax Management application

  • ​...

Video (60 mins) showing the full integration of Acumatica Manufacturing Edition with CadTalk, Scanco scan and WMS, StarShip Inventory management and APS payment processing

The medium warehousing ERP package using Savant WMS

Besides your basic needs for finance, distribution, CRM, manufacturing, your warehouse needs a simple store, pick, pack and ship application since products in your warehouse are moved via conveyors, and sortation stations.

Your Needs

  • Basic needs:

    • Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

    • CRM

    • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

    • Manufacturing Management

  • Optional basic needs

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment: PIck, pack and ship

    • ...

  • Optional manufacturing management needs:

    • Product Configuration

    • Estimation

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional needs:
    • Integration with CAD

    • Product scanning

    • Warehouse Management System (WMS): SImple

    • Advanced Inventory Management application

    • Shipping application

    • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • Project Management

    • Human Resource Management including payroll

    • Customer payment processing

    • Vendor payment processing: 

    • Tax Management application

  • ​...

Your ERP Package

  • Basic needs:

    • Acumatica Manufacturing Edition

      • Acumatica Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

      • Optional: CRM

      • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

      • Manufacturing Management Application

  • Optional Acumatica ERP Foundation applications:

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment

    • ...

  • Optional Acumatica Manufacturing Edition applications

    • Product Configurator​

    • Estimator

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional ISV Applications:
    • CADTalk

    • Savant scan

    • Savant Warehouse Management System (WMS)

    • NetStock Inventory Management application

    • StarShip Shipping application

    • Sourceday Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • SmartSheet Project Management

    • Infinity Human Resource Management including payroll

    • American Payment Systems Customer payment processing

    • AvidXChange: Vendor payment processing:

    • Avalara Tax Management application

  • ​...

Video (40 mins) showing the full integration of Acumatica Manufacturing Edition with CadTalk, Savant scan and WMS, StarShip Inventory management and APS payment processing

The complex warehousing ERP package using HighJump WMS

Besides your basic needs for finance, distribution, CRM, manufacturing, your warehouse needs a simple store, pick, pack and ship application since movement of products in your warehouse is fully automated. Your WMS needs to integrate with a Warehouse Execution System (WES)​

Your Needs

  • Basic needs:

    • Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

    • CRM

    • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

    • Manufacturing Management

  • Optional basic needs

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment: PIck, pack and ship

    • ...

  • Optional manufacturing management needs:

    • Product Configuration

    • Estimation

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional needs:
    • Integration with CAD

    • Product scanning

    • Warehouse Management System (WMS): SImple

    • Advanced Inventory Management application

    • Shipping application

    • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • Project Management

    • Human Resource Management including payroll

    • Customer payment processing

    • Vendor payment processing: 

    • Tax Management application

  • ​...

Your ERP Package

  • Basic needs:

    • Acumatica Manufacturing Edition

      • Acumatica Finance: GL, Cash Management, AP, AR

      • Optional: CRM

      • Distribution: Inventory, PO, SO

      • Manufacturing Management Application

  • Optional Acumatica ERP Foundation applications:

    • Project Accounting​

    • Fixed Assets

    • Customer Portal

    • Advanced fulfillment

    • ...

  • Optional Acumatica Manufacturing Edition applications

    • Product Configurator​

    • Estimator

    • Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • ​Optional ISV Applications:
    • CADTalk

    • HighJump scan

    • HighJump Warehouse Management System (WMS)

    • NetStock : Inventory Management application

    • StarShip Shipping application

    • Sourceday Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

    • SmartSheet Project Management

    • Infinity Human Resource Management including payroll

    • American Payment Systems Customer payment processing

    • AvidXChange:  Vendor payment processing:

    • Avalara Tax Management application

  • ​...

Website showing the full integration of Acumatica Manufacturing Edition with HighJump scan and WMS.

Discrete Manufacturing ERP Package that includes ECommerce

If your packaging company sells packaging materials, you can integrate the Acumatica ERP with the eCommerce store of Magento, Big Commerce, Shopify, etc. so that you can sell your materials in an online B2B ECommerce store.

Video (60 mins) showing the full integration of Acumatica Manufacturing Edition with E-Commerce of Magento, CadTalk, Scanco scan and WMS, StarShip Inventory management and APS payment processing

ECommerce integration solutions: 

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