Procession Food & Beverage Solutions

Robust business management for food and beverage manufacturers: Procession and Sage Enterprise Management

Volatility is standard operating procedure in the food and beverage business. Between uncooperative weather and fast-changing food trends, you can never take supply and demand for granted. You need systems that will help you change course quickly and make the most of limited resources.

Providing a complete business management system, Procession and Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management (Formerly Sage X3) delivers real-time information based on centralized data to help you see the big picture and make decisions quickly. Centralized information that spans the supply chain allows you to gauge the effects on decisions on every aspect of the business.

Ease the burden of compliance

The Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, has transformed the industry, affecting how you track, process, and package your products. The FDA is doubling its inspection schedule every year to make sure FSMA regulations are fully in place. While ensuring your entire operation is in full compliance will be challenging, Procession and Sage Enterprise Management can make it easier.
With Procession and Sage Enterprise Management, you can streamline the processes and reporting to simplify compliance with:

  • Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) tracking by country
  • Track and analyze quality results from multiple samples for the same lot
  • Support for pre-shipment testing
  • Secure electronic record keeping and signatures for formula approval
  • Full-Lot traceability with rapid FDA reporting capabilities
  • Shelf-Life management

Farm-to-fork transparency builds customer loyalty

Your customers—including distributors, retailers, and consumers—want more transparency. When you build trust in your brand, you stand out from the competition. Procession and Sage Enterprise Management will help you demonstrate transparency with:

  • Tracking of properties and nutritional content by product
  • The ability to include formulas or recipes in quotes to customers
  • Management of samples for prospects and customers
  • Create Certificates of Analysis by lot and send them with the shipment or sample.

Use your data to forecast more accurately

With the powerful business intelligence tools in Procession and Sage Enterprise Management, leverage historic data to produce more accurate forecasts to control costs and build on opportunity. In addition, Procession and Sage Enterprise Management will help you put your data to work with:

  • Embedded business intelligence powered by Business Objects™
  • Real-time analytics and dashboards
  • Extensive traceability and audit tools
  • Intuitive query tools

Support a mobile workforce

Your workers are on the move. Every business management solution your organization uses must support the workforce of the future. With Procession and Sage Enterprise Management, you get the mobile functionality that keeps people productive and connected, including:

  • Support for practically any mobile device or computer
  • HTML5 Web-native architecture
  • Web Services
  • Microsoft Office integration
  • Multi-company, multi-site support
  • Multi-country and language support

Accelerate your return on investment

If you are already using Sage Enterprise Management, you can be up and running with Procession in as little as a day. If you’re replacing a legacy ERP system with Sage Enterprise Management, Procession will help you get the full value of your investment faster.