Food & Beverages
Food & Beverages
In today’s fast-paced world, your time-constrained consumers need instant solutions. This explains the rising dependence on ready-to-eat/ ready-to-make food, online orders and door delivery. When it comes to dealing with perishable items with limited shelf space, inventory management and supply chain aspects require special attention. As route-to-market, distribution channels and formats change, your business processes need to be moulded accordingly. For example, a restaurant and online delivery portal run on very different dynamics, cost structures and margins. We at Kovai Software Services can provide you the best IT route to reach your consumers and effectively optimize costs. Our offerings for food and beverage companies include Android and iOS mobile apps, Magento based ecommerce solutions and Content Management Systems that enable their customers to order online and track their delivery status. We carry significant experience in working with food and beverage companies and understand their business concerns. Be it demand forecasting or response time, our customized IT solutions help you shorten your cycle time and optimize inventory without compromising on cost aspects.
The Food & Beverages industry is known to be one of the most rapidly growing vertical in the world. However, the Food & Beverages Industry faces wafer thin margins and furious competition. There are hundreds of product categories, and to compete, F&B firms must ensure that their operations run at full capacity. Even industry giants cannot afford to sit back.
Kovai Software Services ERP is the only software specifically tailored to manage the complex processes of the Food & Beverages Industry with its powerful features. Kovai Software Services ERP provides a sharper focus into a company’s performance and efficiency of business processes. Through Kovai Software Services ERP enterprises can apply changes to their sales approach and internal systems to increase revenues and lower operating costs. It also helps users to dramatically reduce response time which is a critical factor in F&B Industry to maintain the freshness of the products as they are extremely perishable.
Kovai Software Services ERP System helps enterprises to have a precise Production Planning and a detailed overview for products with short expiration dates to avoid losses. In addition to this Kovai Software Services also provides accurate and easily accessible data regarding day-to-day Warehouse Operations in real-time. Right from the start, Kovai Software Services ERP offers a comprehensive, industry specific ERP solution. This means that every single aspect of your business, from Human Resources and Financial Management to Inventory Control and Quality Assurance are completely and seamlessly automated.
Our Food & Beverages Software Development Solutions
Manufacturing & Production
Distribution & Delivery
Traceability & Sustainability
Warehouse & Inventory Management
Key Features of Kovai Software Services ERP for Food & Beverages
Bill of Materials
Kovai Software Services Specifically designed Bill of Materials can be used to calculate how much of each raw material is required to produce a finished product. Determining the timing and quantity of Purchase Orders, however, requires information on lead times and lot sizing. The user can define details of a particular operation such as item basis, quantity and scrap percentage so that it can be added in the product costing.
Dashboard and Tickers
Kovai Software Services ERP Software is equipped with industry-specific super functionalities such as Dashboards and Tickers which lets the business users find out exactly the state of the business at a given time. Kovai Software Services ERP Dashboard enables user to monitor crucial information like downtime monitoring, production rates, maintenance needs, etc. in real-time. Kovai Software Services ERP Dashboard also summarizes the most important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with charts that can be easily interpreted.
Production Scheduling & Workflow
With the dynamic nature of Kovai Software Services ERP, users can plan a Flexible Scheduling System that has the ability to handle different machines, shapes and sizes of Production. The Advanced Scheduler feature of Kovai Software Services ERP enables a user to schedule a batch for multiple days and for multiple routes. The workflow embedded in Kovai Software Services offers benefits at multiple levels to the users. The approvals, alerts and dynamic process flows help the organization to reduce cycle times enormously and to manage products with short shelf life efficiently. In Kovai Software Services ERP it is also possible to have multiple levels of approvals for various transactions and these levels can move up and down the organization pyramid depending upon their nature and value. The Alerts System enables creation of SMS or emails to inform the Management about expiring dates, deliveries, supplies and approvals.
Functionality That Performs
- Lot Tracking or Batch Tracking
- Material Planning and Procurement
- Unlimited level of item grouping
- Parameterized Supplier Evaluation and Quotation Comparison
- LIFO, FIFO, Weighted Average based stock valuation
- Supports Inbound and Outbound Logistics
- Multi-Level/Variant/Group BoM
- Production/Sales/Template BoM
- Forecasting, Budgeting and Planning
- Plant and Management
- Human Capital Management
- Materials Management
- Sales Order Management
- Queue Management
- Multiple Production Routes Planning
- Shop Floor Inventory Tracking
- Batch Management
- Job Management
- Planned Vs Actual Analysis
Features & Benefits of Food & Beverage Manufacturing Software
Kovai Software Services is a one-stop shop for your food and beverage production management system. By connecting directly to plant floor machines and equipment and providing integrated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and ERP functionality, Kovai Software Services handles every aspect of food manufacturing operations to ensure food and beverage companies can maximize efficiency and minimize cost and risk.
Easily manage your supplier lot information — from the time of receipt, through production and onto shipping, while ensuring correct segmentation for quality and traceability purposes
Production Control Panel
Manage production with efficient scheduling and an innovative Control Panel that is connected all the way to your plant floor equipment.
Ensure that work centers are cleaned, maintained and prepped to government or customer specifications.
The Kovai Software Services Control Panel enforces completion of required steps through check sheets before production can be started.
Unique Design and Features
Unlike other ERP systems, Inventory, Quality and Cost Management are natively built into the system to deliver a uniquely unified MES solution.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is easy to track so manufacturers can measure and drive continuous improvement.
Centrally manage your compliance system within the Document Control system — no more libraries of three-ring binders or version control conflict.
Improve your overall performance, manage cost and inventory, and mitigate the risk of recalls by making quality management a real-time, proactive process. Achieve and maintain quality certifications important in the food manufacturing industry or for your customers with best-in-class traceability. Provide auditors with instant access to centralized document management for proof of compliance.
- Field force management systems
- Workflow and information flow management systems
- ERP/ CRM solutions for demand forecasting, inventory and supply chain management
- Development and maintenance of web portals and ecommerce solutions
- Mobile app development (native, hybrid and HTML5 mobile apps) on all platforms (iPhone, Android, Windows & Blackberry) for online ordering and reservation.