Customer profile: Auricchio keeps in step with an evolving economy
June 15, 2017- By Neil McGrath, Services Sales Lead UK & Benelux, at Avaap.
The global manufacturing landscape is ever-changing, requiring companies to respond to increased competition, new regulations, and changes in customer expectations. Against that backdrop, technology, including mobile and social, has paved the way for online shopping and personalization, creating additional challenges for manufacturers and the need to enhance supply chain efficiency to improve time to response and customer relationships.
Many manufacturers are asking themselves how they can keep in step with an evolving economy, embrace best practices and maintain a competitive edge. Famed provolone manufacturer Auricchio S.P.A. is one of those organizations and made the decision to modernize its ERP to support its eco-friendly production and meet the needs of its customers around the world.
Enthusiasm for progress
With ten locations in Italy, Spain and the U.S., Auricchio S.P.A. faces challenges similar to other food manufacturing processors that have multiple locations in different countries, including a technology
environment comprised of disparate legacy solutions that do not communicate with each other. Upgrading their ERP and becoming more digitized will allow Auricchio to break down silos and support streamlined business processes while establishing an integrated eco-system from suppliers of ingredients to transporters of the finished product.
Going live with Infor Food & Beverage
Auricchio S.P.A. started its implementation of Infor Food & Beverage and anticipates being live on the solution in early 2018. The multi-warehouse implementation of Infor Food & Beverage ERP is designed to support a best practices approach to managing physical inventories and assets. This should assist Auricchio S.P.A. in standardizing and accelerating its warehouse and distribution processes, including greater coordination across departments, tighter product management and better visibility into data to help facilitate compliance with country-specific rules and regulatory requirements.
Navigating the world of regulations and compliance
On June 22, Giovanni Martini, CFO of Auricchio, will join a panel of industry experts to discuss traceability, quality control, and labelling issues during a one-hour webinar. He’ll share why Auricchio selected in Infor Food & Beverage ERP and how it’s being implemented with Infor systems integrator Avaap to reach its goals of reducing waste, enhancing product rotation and improving customer service.
He’ll share why Auricchio selected in Infor Food & Beverage ERP and how it’s being implemented with Infor systems integrator Avaap and CAD-IT to reach its goals of reducing waste, enhancing product rotation and improving customer service.
Food and beverage manufacturers face unique and challenging issues, including responsibility to ensure products are safe, sanitary and properly labelled. With varying food standards around the world, selecting an ERP designed specifically for the food industry will help Aurrichio navigate compliance and regulation and maintain a competitive advantage. As other food manufacturers look to the future, taking steps to ensure the safety of food products from raw materials to consumers’ tables must be a top priority – especially if they want to keep up in an evolving economy.
Neil McGrath is Services Sales Lead UK & Benelux) at Avaap. He is part of the team working with Aurricho on their implementation of Infor Food & Beverage. For more information, visit www.avaap.com