Microsoft ERP, specifically Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV or Navision), can be a crucial tool in meeting the highest standards of food safety and traceability. The ERP is design to connect all areas of a business and automate processes, which improves operational efficiency. Additionally, it customize to provide advanced traceability capabilities. Making it easy to adhere to the stringent requirements of the IFS Food standard.
Business Central is a powerful tool that can help your business meet the strict requirements of the IFS Food standard. The IFS (International Featured Standards) is a set of guidelines that ensure food manufacturers and handlers throughout the supply chain adhere to strict safety guidelines.
For example, Business Central helps you with the IFS Food standard
-Document the process that the company follows to ensure food quality.
-Keep track of changes to this document, and who is the author of those changes.
-Describe the product in as much detail as necessary, including all applicable safety information.
-Describe the flow diagram of all the operational stages, and detail what on- site checks have made to verify that these stages are working correctly.
-Within the flowchart, define which risks each stage contemplates.
-Document where the control points and critical control points are , as well as what corrective actions have applied if necessary.
-Keep a record of the training of personnel in charge of surveillance.
-Control the purchasing process to ensure that all components of the finished product meet food safety requirements.
-These and other functionalities make it possible for our clients to manage IFS Food within their ERP, meeting the requirements quickly, accurately and efficiently.
What is the IFS Food standard?
IFS (International Featured Standards) is a set of 8 safety standards, including those for food and non-food products. The goal of IFS is to ensure that food manufacturers and handlers throughout the supply chain adhere to strict safety guidelines. IFS is recognize by the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative), which is a network of major retailers, manufacturers, and service providers worldwide.
One of the eight safety standards is IFS Food, responsible for the safety and quality of processed foods.
Why IFS Food matters
Being certified in IFS Food indicates that the certified company guarantees the safety of its food. It is also commitment to continuously improving its processes, the benefits are numerous:
From the operational point of view
Simplifies rigorous, fail-safe batch traceability.
Improves internal communication on the appropriate standards and procedures in terms of food safety.
Ensures compliance with the most rigorous regulation.
Improves efficiency and productivity.
It prevents the clients themselves from carrying out the audits.
From a commercial point of view
It opens the door to new distribution channels, such as many supermarkets, which require this certification from all their suppliers.
It improves the reputation of the company. Which will be able to use the IFS logo and the certificate in its communication, synonymous with compliance with the highest standards.
Business Central is a comprehensive ERP solution that connects all areas of your business and automates processes. Which improves operational efficiency. It also be customized to provide advanced traceability capabilities, making it easy to adhere to the stringent requirements of the IFS Food standard. This means you can easily keep track of your products. Their origin and the conditions under which they were produced, stored, and transported should be monitored
Business Central is an essential tool for food manufacturers and handlers looking to meet the strict requirements of the IFS Food standard. By automating processes and providing advanced traceability capabilities. Business Central helps ensure that your business is operating safely and efficiently.
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