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Cycle Count in Inventory Management
Supply Chain & Inventory
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Cycle count in inventory management

Once upon a time, it was common for many types of businesses, from manufacturers to distributors to retailers, to conduct complete physical inventory counting every year. For many businesses, this meant shutting down their operations for a few arduous days of counting everything in the warehouse. This approach to inventory

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21 cfr part 11 Compliance Requirements & Checklist
Regulation Compliance
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21 cfr part 11 Compliance Requirements & Checklist

Any life sciences company who sells, or proposes to sell, medical devices in the U.S. knows that they are required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement and maintain a quality system. The FDA-regulated quality system should cover anything that could affect the quality of the end product

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what is catch weight in food
Food & Beverage
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What is catch weight Management in food industry?

In food manufacturing, some aspects of inventory management, sales, and distribution are easy to track and manage: In a case of 24 jars of mayonnaise, for example, where each jar contains 32 ounces of mayonnaise, a customer buying a case will get 768 ounces of mayonnaise, no matter what case

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How to Check Lot Number Expiration Date
Supply Chain & Inventory
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Lot expiration date number: How to check it?

Product traceability requires the tracking of batch lot numbers. Batch and lot numbers are often used interchangeably to reference a category of similar products produced under the same conditions. Lot numbers facilitate tracking of the product and its ingredients. In turn, stakeholders in the supply chain can calculate expiration dates

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Food Product Traceability - Complete Guide
Food & Beverage
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Top 3 ERP vendors for Food and Beverage industry

Photo: Pixabay Need a software solution that can keep up with complex business challenges in the food industry? From the growing impact of uncertainties in global supply chains to food safety threats and tightening regulations, a run-of-the-mill inventory management system may not work to achieve comprehensive traceability. At the same

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Food Product Traceability - Complete Guide
Food & Beverage
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Food product traceability and why is it so important?

Photo: Pixabay With the global supply chain for food products getting increasingly complex, there are multiple concerns over food safety. When food safety incidents occur, it’s not only public safety that’s at stake but also business reputation and public relations.  What’s more, food safety regulations are getting tighter and product

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What is Production Line Balancing?

Line balancing is a flow-oriented production strategy for improving productivity and cost-efficiency in mass production processes. An optimal time frame is designated for the production of a particular product. Tasks are then equally distributed among workers and workstations to ensure that each operation in the line happens within the specified

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What is the Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance?

Photo: Pixabay The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) refers to the food production and processing regulations that came into effect on June 4, 2011. FSMA aims to bolster the US food safety system through prevention, surveillance, and enhanced response and recovery. The act empowers the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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