Food & Beverage Solutions

Robust business management for food and beverage manufacturers: Procession and Sage ERP X3

Volatility is standard operating procedure in the food and beverage business. Between uncooperative weather and fast-changing food trends, you can never take supply and demand for granted. You need systems that will help you change course quickly and make the most of limited resources.

Providing a complete business management system, Procession and Sage ERP X3 delivers real-time information based on centralized data to help you see the big picture and make decisions quickly. Centralized information that spans the supply chain allows you to gauge the effects on decisions on every aspect of the business.

Ease the burden of compliance

The Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, has transformed the industry, affecting how you track, process, and package your products. The FDA is doubling its inspection schedule every year to make sure FSMA regulations are fully in place. While ensuring your entire operation is in full compliance will be challenging, Procession and Sage ERP X3 can make it easier.
With Procession and Sage ERP X3, you can streamline the processes and reporting to simplify compliance with:

  • Full-Lot traceability – from raw materials to ready to eat products
  • Lot expiration management
  • The ability to track and analyze results from multiple samples for the same lot
  • The ability to track and report test results for pathogens or containments over a period of time

Farm-to-fork transparency builds customer loyalty

Your customers—including distributors, retailers, and consumers—want more transparency. When you build trust in your brand, you stand out from the competition. Procession and Sage ERP X3 will help you demonstrate transparency with:

  • Tracking of properties and nutritional content by product
  • The ability to include formulas or recipes in quotes to customers
  • Management of samples for prospects and customers
  • Create Certificates of Analysis by lot and send them with the shipment or sample.

Use your data to forecast more accurately

With the powerful business intelligence tools in Procession and Sage ERP X3, leverage historic data to produce more accurate forecasts to control costs and build on opportunity. In addition, Procession and Sage ERP X3 will help you put your data to work with:

  • Embedded business intelligence powered by Business Objects™
  • Real-time analytics and dashboards
  • Extensive traceability and audit tools
  • Intuitive query tools

Support a mobile workforce

Your workers are on the move. Every business management solution your organization uses must support the workforce of the future. With Procession and Sage ERP X3, you get the mobile functionality that keeps people productive and connected, including:

  • Support for practically any mobile device or computer
  • HTML5 Web-native architecture
  • Web Services
  • Microsoft Office integration
  • Multi-company, multi-site support
  • Multi-country and language support

Accelerate your return on investment

If you are already using Sage ERP X3, you can be up and running with Procession in as little as a day. If you’re replacing a legacy ERP system with Sage ERP X3, Procession will help you get the full value of your investment faster.