Focus & Commitment to the Food and Beverage Industry
We are committed to translating your industry-specific needs into the current and future capabilities of SIMMS.
SIMMS 2014 reduces the risks and overhead costs that are inherent in generalized systems. This affects our customers by increasing their likelihood of success, reduced payback time and a flexible approach to support growth and change. Our customers benefit from a low cost-of-ownership over the life of the application, flexibility to support the varied needs of all constituents, and high adaptability to insulate your business from technology changes. SIMMS employs the latest of technologies as the foundation for our enterprise solutions.
Correct the First Time
Most food and beverage manufacturers operate on relatively thin margins. With the added overhead of regulatory compliance, the need to minimize rework becomes critical. For most companies, small percentages of rework translate into significant cuts into profits. Executing right the first time is paramount to survival and growth. SIMMS software provides the advanced planning and tracking capabilities needed to ensure that errors are avoided. Yield planning and analysis capabilities allow you to establish standard benchmarks and identify out-of-tolerance conditions. When thresholds are exceeded, you receive early notifications so that problems can be corrected quickly while the impact can be minimized.
As businesses work to increase their control and in turn, minimize the risks, they discover that many varied activities, both within an outside the organization, are all considered, and all the while your supply chain is adjusted. SIMMS provides a robust solution that helps you control, monitor and track your critical internal and external activities. In the areas of change management, end-to-end traceability, and specification management, SIMMS provides the mastery to detect and address variations encountered early, helping you to determine the cause and thereafter make necessary corrections.
Profitability of Product Lines
Identifying your most profitable product lines is critical for companies seeking to focus on your most valuable products and assess whether they will dropping their unprofitable products. Visibility into all your materials and production costs (including indirect costs) are available in SIMMS 2014, as are actual profits that account for promotional deductions like adjustments and discounts.
SIMMS 2014 provides you with the end-to-end visibility needed across inventory management, manufacturing, purchasing, and sales to support its comprehensive profit and cost analysis. With by-product and co-product tracking, you can assess all of your down-stream costs and link benefits back to your primary products. In addition, you can link all costs from channel incentives and trade promotions back to your finished goods to accurately determine actual profits on every product that was sold. These levels of support for your actual costing reveals the all material and operational costs.