The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry deals with ever changing consumer demands and constant cost cutting efforts from retailers. CPG manufacturers require an ERP solution that is flexible enough to include both discrete and process manufacturing software functionality, while robust enough to manage the diverse distribution channels associated with servicing retailers and grocery chains.
Consumer Packaged Goods Software Requirements
- Product lifecycle management
- Strong inventory management
- Flexible packaging options
- Lot control and tracking
- Expiration date and shelf life tracking
- Recall management
- Vendor managed inventory
- Promotions and pricing allowances
- EDI transmissions
- Bar-coding and RFID
Panorama’s ERP consultants are aware of the potential pitfalls of ERP software selection projects and can help hedge against project cost overruns, software that is misaligned with business needs, and lack of return on investment. The ERP team has industry specific expertise that helps facilitate a successful ERP selection project and measurable business improvements.