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Cloud computing is growing at an exponential rate and it's become a vital ingredient in the food and beverage industry.

Moving to the cloud can certainly help you build an efficient business structure. Businesses are seeking that extra visibility into their real-time data to build better demand forecasts and reduce excess inventory.  

The time has come for food and beverage businesses to adopt a robust business platform in the cloud. Modern cloud technology enables food companies to gain intelligence and visibility for top quality products, thus boosting their market share and revenue. For beginners, a cloud platform provides your business with the mobility and agility required to stay ahead of the curve and access your data anytime, anywhere. This results in scalability for your business. When your business expands and enters new markets, cloud resources scale up to support the increase in your business.

Be it traceability, performance, quality control or compliance, a cloud platform enables your business to function effectively to help you achieve operational excellency. The cloud is the most effective, economical, low risk and scalable way to encompass the Internet of Things (IoT). The cloud enables you to give mobile access to your farmers, purchasing agents and warehouse employees. Applications and data involved in demand forecasting and planning include managing parts inventory, tracking service history, health of farm lots and maintaining freshness.

The implementation of an IoT network diminishes the risks in food waste, cost control and supply chain. This results in superior traceability and accountability all the way from your farm to your customer's plate.

Cloud-based applications are designed in an intuitive way to allow businesses to track their orders, forecast and profit. Easy to implement, train and use, cloud-based ERP systems offer the food and beverage industry the flexibility to focus on product quality and customer experience on a new level of service, precision and accuracy. 

At Columbus, we help our customers to digitally transform their business and improve the value realization of their business applications. From mitigating the inherent risks associated in implementing an effective ERP solution to delivering world-class results, Columbus helps your business achieve your goals without compromising on customer experience. Food is at the core of what we do – providing the right ingredients for a healthy ERP system.

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