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Can a Food-Specific WMS Increase Your Sales Potential?

One of the most surprising benefits of ParityFactory, and one that we rarely touch on, is how valuable our food-focused WMS can be to our client’s sales operations. It may seem counterintuitive at first, but …

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Simplifying Complex Production Lines with a Food-Focused WMS

We’ve visited more than a few Pre-packaged food producers in the years since ParityFactory was first released, and no two are exactly alike. However, there is one thing that they all have in common: incredible …

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ParityFactory specializes in the seafood indsutry

Customer Success Story: Temptee Specialty Foods

Temptee Specialty Foods started in 1962 as a small supplier of roast beef to mom and pop grocery stores and local diners in the Denver region. The focus eventually shifted to meet customer demands, first …

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ParityFactory helps the poultry industry

Customer Success Story: Schiltz Foods

Schiltz Foods, located in Sisseton, SD, is the largest provider of geese and capons in North America. The business has adapted from selling only whole young geese, to meeting market demands by providing additional products …

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Customer Success Story: GoldRiver Orchards

GoldRiver Orchards has been growing walnuts in California since 1912 and eventually integrated the farming business to processing and marketing in 2003. The brand is sold in more than 25 international markets on six continents, …

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Customer Success Story: A Frozen Fruit Customer

This frozen fruit customer provides Grade A conventional and organic frozen fruits to the retail, club, and food service segments. As the market changed, supply chain developed, consumer perceptions broadened and private brands gained in …

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Peterson Farms Success Story

Customer Success Story: Happy Apples

Happy Apples grows apples and produces a variety of apple products in factories across the U.S. Their apples are picked fresh from their own orchards across multiple states, including Missouri, California, Illinois, Michigan, Washington, Idaho, …

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Juice, Soups and Sauces: Liquids Best Practices

Food manufacturers deal with some of the most difficult and highly regulated manufacturing processes. However, those working mostly with liquids encounter even more challenges: hard to measure goods, extensive WIP processes, comingled lots, and a …

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Cold Storage and Food Distribution: Why a Standard WMS Doesn’t Cut It

Few businesses or process are more highly regulated than food production and manufacture, and that creates problems for food distribution or cold storage companies who attempt to implement a generic WMS. The main purpose of …

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Why Barcoding for Food Manufacturers?

Barcoding, labeling and scanning are all just tools, but! If used effectively, with the right software, there’s no other investment food and manufacturers make that pays off quicker or has a broader impact. Barcode scanners, …

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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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