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Why full chain traceability is important for the food industry

Some of the earliest examples of transparency in the food and beverage industry can be dated back to the early 1800’s with wine. Wine cellars were cold and damp, which meant that over time the labels would fade away. When the label had deteriorated, there...

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Microsoft is discontinuing the German data trustee model

In the future, Microsoft will offer its Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 cloud services only as part of its self-managed Microsoft cloud network. The locations of the new data centers are Berlin and Frankfurt. Azure is expected to be widely available in the fourth...

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New Packaging Act: What changes for manufacturers?

Whether online retail or over the counter: Who sells packaged goods, must also take responsibility for the prevention, reuse and disposal. The previously valid packaging ordinance will be replaced on January 1, 2019 by the new Packaging Act – and brings with it some changes....

Konditionsmanagement agiles

How to keep track of a variety of condition types

Whether discounts, bonuses or advertising subsidies - condition management plays a key role in consumer goods trade. Those who rely on several “data islands”, such as Excel spreadsheets or external systems, quickly lose track of things and increase the error rate....

agiles Budget Digitalisierung

How does the digital transformation affect IT budgets?

Working more efficiently and connected is one of the great opportunities of digitization. But whether and in what context technical advancements are used is a question of IT budget planning and investment readiness. In many cases, this is true for medium-sized companies, which can secure...

Qualitätsmanagemet agiles

agilesFood: new function for quality management in the fruit and vegetable trade

In the course of digitization, professional quality management and transparent analysis data are gaining in importance. On the one hand, technical developments shape the requirements for transparency along the supply chain. On the other hand, new systems offer a great opportunity to significantly increase the...

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Why ERP projects fail – Lidl stops million-dollar SAP project

ERP systems can help companies to transparently manage process flows in all areas of the organization, better manage resources, and increase the long-term viability of the business. Particularly in large organizations with complex structures and workflows, ERP solutions have become indispensable today. However, from time...

GLOBALG.A.P. and agilesFood

GLOBALG.A.P. and agilesFood: Advantages for fruit and vegetable trade

GLOBALG.A.P. is a worldwide quality assurance and certification system for agricultural practice - and thus also for fruit and vegetable production. The goal of the organization of the same name, founded in 1997, is to improve food safety through compliance with standards....