Most food, beverage, and supplements manufacturers know that ensuring compliance for suppliers and incoming inventory is vital, but this effort is often labor-intensive. Rework, labor, and downtime in production are costly and delay the shipment of products to customers. If issues go undetected, the impact can be devastating. TraceGains Supplier Compliance evaluates supplier product performance, lot by lot, from purchase order to production, extending inventory visibility to the shipping dock. Teams can scorecard suppliers based on attributes such as continuous compliance with ingredient specifications and more. Join TraceGains to learn how businesses can connect downstream issues like customer complaints and plant floor problems to specific supplier lot shipments and reduce out-of-spec inventory.
Facility shutdowns due to COVID-19 cases and the resulting supply chain disruption have shown the food industry that preparation for pandemics is increasingly vital to business resiliency. While COVID-19 is by far the most significant, it's the third pandemic in 18 years. This recent history solidifies that these diseases and the resulting impacts aren't going away, so to be prepared for them is essential. Companies must take a prescriptive and practical approach that focuses on critical areas of business operations, including crisis management and supply chain risk management. Join food safety expert Judi Lazaro from AIB International to hear real-world advice from regulatory agencies and food industry executives to discover how your company can better prepare for pandemics and other significant supply chain disruptions.
The speed dietary supplements companies bring new products to market makes or breaks brands. Shifting regulations, tighter restrictions, evolving consumer preferences, and disrupted supply chains have made it harder for companies to innovate. There are now more consumer-driven product criteria and compliance requirements to track globally than ever before. And the enormous amount of data and information required for formula and recipe development is in silos, spanning ERP and PLM systems and static tools like shared drives and spreadsheets, with as much as 80% of a company's supply chain information living with suppliers. Join TraceGains to learn how leading brands use TraceGains NPD Suite to drive collaboration, speed up R&D, digitize everything, and achieve complete supply chain visibility.