Quality managers in the food and beverage industry can often be found switching back and forth from one management system to the next. Whether they’re switching between spreadsheet tabs or manually searching through files, navigating the many different systems to input and retrieve critical information can be time-consuming. Food quality software can alleviate these challenges by storing all of your food safety management data in one easy-to-use system.
Specifically, here are three ways software can enhance your workflow:
1) Automate Program Tasks & Workflows
Having to personally move tasks through processes can be time-intensive, and managers can only be in so many places at once. Instead of having to manually oversee tasks like vendor approval, non-conforming material investigations, consumer inquiries, and document approvals, software allows you to automate these processes to eliminate time and hassle.
2) Achieve Real-Time Visibility
Without the ability to see what’s going on in your company right now, it can be near-impossible to ensure everything is running smoothly. When all of your data is collected and stored in one convenient system, you’ll have access to real-time insights into your material handling process from receiving through shipping. This will help you control material loss, and with automated analysis against benchmarks, you can also use this data to make informed decisions to improve your bottom line.
3) Manage Risks Proactively
Managing food safety programs is one of the most challenging endeavors any company in the food and beverage industry faces. With software’s innovative tools, you can set up alerts to receive notifications the moment a non-conformance occurs. With the ability to manage risks proactively – instead of reactively – you can achieve a higher level of compliance. This will also help you provide safer, high-quality end products to consumers, which will ultimately aid in protecting your brand.
SafetyChain Software is a cloud-based food quality management system that reduces costs, waste and risk for food companies. Our powerful FSQA platform gives quality and operations managers an easy-to-use tool to automate compliance, safety and quality programs while providing valuable real-time data to help optimize operations. Learn more at https://safetychain.com.