A leading consultancy argues that if companies install
cross-functional planning across their operation and rationalise
their supplier base, they can make savings of 30 per cent on
procurement operations, achieve 60 per cent higher...
A US manufacturer of frozen and refrigerated products has installed
a software system designed to optimise its production processes.
Food manufacturers are increasingly looking to IT as a means of
getting their products out of the...
German manufacturer Humana Milchunion Everswinkel has dismissed
four executive employees following mistakes in the production of
infant food formula sold in Israel. Among those losing their jobs
are the head of product development...
RHM, one of the largest food retailers in the UK and Ireland has
announced its sale of Pasta Foods LTD to a management buy-out team
for an undisclosed fee. In a separate deal it has also sold Three
Cooks limited to Cooks limited,...
In a bid to improve the efficiency of its production network,
Heineken UK is planning to implement some state-of-the-art product
management software. This includes the integration of a data
synchronisation network from Transora and...
A recent study performed jointly by Invensys and Fieldbus, provides
strong evidence that process industry automation users are
frustrated with the low success levels provided by current plant
production management strategies.
Northern Foods has continued its strategy of focusing on the
fast-growing convenience food sector with the sale of its Fox's
Confectionery unit. Will the troubled Fox's biscuit business be the
next unit put on the market?
Manugistics, a leading global provider of supply chain management
solutions, has supplied the BEL food and dairy group with solutions
aimed at improving its forecasting, production-capacity planning,
and distribution flow optimisation.
VantagePoint Systems, a developer of business management software
for the packaging industry and Europe Packaging Solutions, a
systems solution provider, today announced an alliance to offer
VantagePoint's Enterprise Resource...