Independent Computer Consulting Group (ICCG) a Global Information Technology Solutions Provider for the Enterprise announced today that it has brought Michael Lea on board as General Manager for Americas focused on Process Manufacturing. Lea is a 25-year technology veteran who has demonstrated strong consultative sales management and leadership qualifications and has continued to remain a thought-leader about advanced software and business solutions designed to meet the diverse and rapidly evolving business demands of his clients.
Independent Computer Consulting Group (ICCG) a Global Information Technology Solutions Provider for the Enterprise today announced the appointment of John Greenaway as Chief Revenue Officer – EMEA, effective immediately. Greenaway previously served as a Channel Director at Infor for the last 10 years, where he was responsible for growing revenue across EMEA. As Chief Revenue Officer - EMEA, Greenaway will champion ICCG’s efforts to expand its software consulting and implementation footprint into Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Independent Computer Consulting Group (ICCG) a Global Information Technology Solutions Provider for the Enterprise today announced the appointment of Annette Cunningham as Chief Operating Officer – EMEA, effective immediately. Cunningham previously served for 4-1/2 years as a Regional Vice President of Sales at Infor managing a team of industry-leading sales people and channel partners. As COO, Cunningham will lead ICCG’s efforts to expand its software consulting and implementation footprint into Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
The complexities of running a business with enterprise resource planning software aren’t lost on today’s executives. But ERP is at the center of everything a company does. It tackles the core tasks of managing and integrating core business processes in real-time. The enterprise software typically addresses project management, scheduling, procurement, production, sales, order management, distribution, billing, shipping, logistics, and supply chain management.
eWeek released a list of their “Top 10 Enterprise Resource Planning Software Providers." If you haven’t seen the article yet you can read it here.
The Infor® M3 Inventory Planning Workbench (IPW) is an online configurable spread-sheet style grid for viewing and/or simulating and editing inventory, demand, and supply across multiple variable time buckets. Filtering of items and color-coding of cells helps the user to focus on exceptions like low-stock, short coverage time, orders vs forecast deviations, expiring stock, and more. Configurable columns allow the user to add information about forecast fulfillment percentage, dynamic coverage time, planned re-classifications, and other measures and KPIs.
With M3 Inventory Planning Workbench, you can:
■ Plan and analyze scheduling proposals to meet inventory needs.
■ Simplify identifying issues with demand and supply, through color coding and filtering of items.
■ Directly release scheduling proposal into real manufacturing orders—directly from within the grid.
■ Plan across multiple warehouses to provide greater business insight.
■ Deliver role-based and configurable capabilities to production planning, customer service, buyers, and more.
Independent Computer Consulting Group Extends Relationship From India And US To Europe, Targets New Verticals
Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that Independent Computer Consulting Group (ICCG) has become a Gold Channel Partner in Europe. This builds on the existing, extensive relationship between Infor and ICCG, who is already a global delivery and Alliance partner.
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires that food and beverage companies take a more proactive approach to food safety. This is a shift from the more reactive approach that food and beverage companies have historically followed. With FSMA in place, companies must identify risks, create procedures for mitigating hazards, and execute against those procedures to ensure all threats to the safety of the food supply chain are contained, as well as demonstrate that their programs are valid and that they are continually being improved upon.
The high-level issues facing food and beverage manufacturers today might feel like the same challenges the industry has been dealing with for years, but the context in which these challenges exist have changed dramatically. Consumer demand for greater product innovation and transparency, ever-increasing quality and compliance pressures, tighter profit margins, new channel opportunities, and a dynamic workforce are just some of the factors that are shifting market dynamics to the point where food and beverage manufacturers need to take a fresh approach to how they do business.
In some cases, technology is driving the change; in other cases, technology offers the solution. In this changing environment, successfully managing growth and profitability depend on how well food and beverage manufacturers can evolve while embracing modern technology.
For everything there is a season, as those in the food and beverage industry are keenly aware. In parts of the world, harvest season is here; for others, it is spring planting. And, as 2019 coasts through the 1st quarter, it is also the season for summarizing achievements and setting new goals. Eager to capitalize on the growth momentum, F&B companies continue their plans for 2019 budgets and are prioritizing the major initiatives for the coming year. With many game-changing innovations now available, companies should start early to strategize on the technology investments that will be key to seizing new opportunities.
Topics: Food & Beverage
The top US food and beverage companies have lost billions in market share since 2009 with shoppers heading towards specialized, fresher products instead of well-known big brands.
To stand out, you need to go niche and move into microvertical markets to keep up.
Continue reading to learn about the 4 things you can do to prepare your business to take on microvertical challenges.