IFS enlarges its footprint in F and B industries
IFS in a statement said that it now has a matured, tried and tested
solution for F and B companies globally. With successive large projects,
namely, First Milk UK, Pepsi China, Absolute Spirit Sweden, Heaven Hills
Distilleries US; IFS Applications has increased its footprint in F and B
from planning to production to distribution.
In Sri Lanka, Renuka Agri Foods has been implemented with IFS
Applications and the company currently is in the process of rolling out
same to other subsidiaries.
In an industry known for fierce competition and razor-thin profit
margins, IFS Applications for food and beverage gives you the tools to
maintain your competitive edge. IFS Applications is a comprehensive,
industry-specific solution that helps you balance supply and demand,
streamline the supply chain, comply with new regulations, and turn new
customers into repeat customers.
IFS Applications offers industry specific functionality that meets
your company’s critical business requirements, including lot/batch
traceability, recipe management, hazard analysis and critical control
points (HAACP), and direct store delivery (DSD).
It helps you to maximise profitability throughout all phases of your
product, customer, and asset lifecycles. In addition, it was built on
IFS’ unique component based architecture; letting you implement the core
functionality you need today and then add components as your business
Food and beverage production encompasses a wide range of
manufacturing modes-process, make to stock, make to order, or a
combination of these. IFS Applications is built to handle the
requirements of all types of production environments, from fixed mode to
mixed mode, single site to multi site.
It gives you the flexibility to switch from one manufacturing mode to
another to meet market demands. No matter how complex your supply chain
strategy may be, IFS Applications has what you need to keep your
enterprise running smoothly.
Food safety is a growing concern, and IFS Applications helps you to
address it proactively. Using IFS’ integrated quality management
application and HAACP functionality, you can analyze your processes and
spot potential problem areas.
You can more easily trace quality issues to specific lots and
batches, helping you to comply with food laws and regulations and avoid
With IFS Business Modeler TM, IFS business process modeling
application, you can describe and document your processes, making them
easily accessible to anyone who needs to review them.
Building customer relationships is always important, especially in
the highly competitive food and beverage market.
IFS Applications helps you to deliver what the customer wants, when
the customer wants it. Using a standard Web browser, customers can place
orders electronically or check the status of an existing order.
IFS’ integrated customer relationship management (CRM) application
helps sales personnel and others in their daily relationships with
customers. IFS Applications also supports EDI communications for smooth
and cost effective order administration and invoicing.