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Produce & Tree Nut Best Practices for Harvest Season: Direct from Growers

While some produce and nut operations receive their raw ingredients cased and palletized, the vast majority receive them from contracted growers during harvest. Keeping track of growers, fields, lots and inventory during harvest is one …

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Managing Re-work with ParityFactory

Managing Re-work with ParityFactory

Are you having trouble keeping track of the production, consumption and traceability of rework product at your facility? The US Code of Federal Regulation, defines food rework as being “clean, unadulterated food that has been …

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The Worst Reason to Hold Safety Stock

The Worst Reason to Hold Safety Stock

To keep a competitive edge, it’s critical for food processors to minimize the need for safety stock. Unreliable balance reporting is the worst reason to maintain excessive inventory. There can be many names for safety …

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Eliminate Manual Data Entry with Scale Integrations

Do you have several catch weight cases that are being captured and labeled? How about high-value totes in a busy throughput area? If yes to any of these, you should consider scale integrations to automate …

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Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Reducing Inventory Variance via Digital Lot Tracing

While studies prove it out, we know from thirty years of experience that human error is one of the biggest factors of inventory inaccuracies and variances. Over forty-five percent of food manufacturing facilities still rely …

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Catch Weight and Random Weight Best Practices

Catch Weight and Random Weight Best Practices

Struggling to find an easy way to capture catch weight items, invoice them correctly, while maintaining the proper inventory balances? While there are manual ways to manage this, the effort is high and prone to …

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Unexpected Benefit of Product Holds: Increased Capacity

The Unexpected Benefit of Product Holds: Increased Capacity

One of the many best practices that ParityFactory enables is automated holds. For Quality checks. For reserving specific lots for specific customers. And, it turns out, for efficiency. Automated quality holds and releases have benefits …

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Best Practices: Consolidating Private Labels into Templates

Best Practices: Consolidating Private Labels into Templates

One of the things we rarely talk about when we talk about ParityFactory software, is what a huge impact it has on our private labeling customers. Many are already using labeling software like Bartender or …

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PROCESS Expo featuring ParityFactory

ParityFactory’s Lot Tracing Solution featured at PROCESS EXPO

Of all the ways in which we help our customers grow, thrive and produce safer food, our instant lot tracing is the most crucial. Not only does it help our customer run a more efficient, …

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How Barcoding Reduces Turnover & Training Costs

How Barcoding Reduces Turnover and Training Costs

With unemployment hovering near zero, what we’re finding is that hiring and staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing our customers today. The goal of lot tracing software at a food manufacturer is increased …

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Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Every food processor knows a recall can wreak havoc on their business. Best case scenario you experience a minor financial set back, worst case can lead to a complete shutdown. Having the proper procedures in place to …

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Stay Flexible and Avoid Customization with a Food-Specific Solution

Stay Flexible and Avoid Customization with a Food-Specific Solution

Food manufacturers are moving away from heavy ERP customization, largely because of the risks and expense involved. Profit Solutions International published a great article about why ERP customization is losing demand, and we agree. With …

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Parity Corporation Acquired by Working Knowledge

Parity Corporation Acquired by Working Knowledge

We are excited to announce that Working Knowledge (SAMM LLC) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Parity Corporation, an industry leader in software for primary and secondary food manufacturers and parent …

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Customer Success Story: Peterson Farms

Customer Success Story: Peterson Farms

Peterson Farms is the largest privately owned fruit processor in Michigan. The facility focuses on the production of fresh-cut apples, producing 45 million pounds annually. Peterson processes fruits from more than 500 U.S. and Canadian …

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Featured FAQ - Calculating your ROI

Featured FAQ – Calculating Your ROI

We are excited to launch our new and improved Frequently Asked Questions page! We have added a ton of new content that we hope will provide a lot more information about ParityFactory—including costs, equipment you’ll …

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