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Costa Mesa, CA, United States, 2013/04/13 - Mary Ann Yerage, Purchasing Manager, Tells SYSPRO Users How SYSPRO ERP Has Facilitated Operational Efficiencies - SYSPRO.com.
SYSPRO, the leading global supplier of on-premise, cloud and mobile Business ERP Software for manufacturers and distributors, announced today that Mary Ann Yerage, Purchasing Manager, Gorant Chocolatier, took the podium at the SYSPRO "Simply Smarter" User Conference to relate how Gorant had achieved operational efficiencies utilizing SYSPRO ERP.
Yerage told the group how Gorant, once part of a large greeting card company, was sold to a private ownership group, forcing Gorant to seek new operational software. Noting the stringent FDA traceability requirements among other necessary controls, she related how the company chose SYSPRO ERP based on the software's excellent reputation in the food industry.
Indicating a fast implementation, Yerage outlined the efficiencies SYSPRO ERP has facilitated. Referencing costing accuracy and labor tracking, she noted that the company is now aware of actual costs.
Yerage also spoke about the superior inventory management SYSPRO ERP has made possible. "We have better visibility of inventory, know the location of all raw materials and the ability to see manufacturing and retail quantities in one system," she said. She also noted that SYSPRO ERP has enabled better demand planning and forecasting with the sales information for all business channel in one easily accessed location. While manufacturing needs used to be calculated manually or on spreadsheets, now, she said the company is able to efficiently manufacture up to 250 bulk chocolates on an everyday basis including their individual wrappings and placement into boxed assortments. Referring to FDA traceability requirements, Yerage exclaimed that in the most recent 3rd party QA audit, using SYSPRO ERP Lot Traceability functionality, Gorant was able to trace product and code in less than 45 minutes.
What's ahead for Gorant? Yerage noted that SYSPRO ERP will be integrated with one of the company's private label accounts,"facilitating forecasting and business to business synchronization.
We have other private label accounts also expressing interesting in SYSPRO software, which will give us another advantage in not only securing, but maintaining these accounts when putting this integration in place," she said.
Concluding, Yerage noted: "SYSPRO serves our current needs and has the technology in place to allow us to grow our business, especially in the private label area."
SYSPRO (syspro.com) is one of the longest standing and largest independent, international providers of ERP systems for mid-market manufacturers and distributors worldwide. SYSPRO has for more than 30 years delivered on its promise to provide thousands of its customers globally with the tools required to effectively operate and compete. Backed by a truly dedicated and professional team of employees and partners around the world, the company's ability to innovate and develop technologies based on the needs of customers is one of the reasons why SYSPRO enjoys one of the highest retention rates in the industry.