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Food Production ERP For An Unpredictable Future

Food Production is about to get a whole lot more appetizing thanks to what is being called Food Production ERP. Who does it benefit?

Food Production ERP For An Unpredictable Future

Food Production is about to get a whole lot more appetizing thanks to what is being called Food Production ERP. Who does it benefit?

Essential Tips for Food Consignment Businesses

Consignment might be the unexplored new frontier for farmers and food manufacturers.

What Is Vertical Farming?

Vertical farming has created a flurry of excitement in the farming and production sector, offering new innovation in the field that could lead to a more streamlined, and economically responsible ...

Avoid Recalls! Secure Your Food Business with Lot Traceability

As compliance regulators breathe down the necks of food producers, recalls have become the new normal in the food business. Recalls not only lead to delayed delivery times but also add up to the cost ...

Power Business Intelligence and ERP: An Ideal Match

What is Power Business Intelligence? Power Business Intelligence is a collection of software services, apps, and connectors that work together to turn your unrelated sources of data into coherent, ...

With Fall Harvest Season Upon Us, Produce Businesses Need Food ERP

For Produce businesses market dominance is the end game. This might entail specific objectives like boosting profitability or expanding your product lines, but the aim at the end of the day is to ...

Seafood ERP: A Must-Have For All Things Seafood

The Seafood Industry is a field where a lot of activities happen side by side simultaneously and every activity demands utmost care and planning. Starting from procuring seafood right up to the ...

Warehouse Management and Designs with Food ERP and The Covid-19 Effect

The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented event that occurred in the year 2019, putting global supply chains (SCs) into the focus of a wider public. The main concern for food warehouse managers ...

Recipe Management: The Next Big Thing in Food ERP

A recipe management system is software diligence that manages the complex relationships and processes related to production recipes. They store the recipes, enable food and beverage recipe ...

Transportation Management for Food ERP

From multiple batches and types of products to timely deliveries across different destinations, logistics always pose a considerable challenge. This is even more so for the food manufacturing ...

5 Things Your ERP is Currently Lacking

Food ERP or enterprise resource planning mainly at food processing, production, and manufacturing facilities is the need of the hour. With growing trends, increasing compliance requirements, safety ...

Summer Season Produce & ERP: The Ideal Match

From the harmful effects of humidity in the rainy season to the decaying effects of high summer temperatures: all manufacturing, and processing businesses handling fresh produce need food ERP.       

6 Essential Features Of Food Traceability Software

The business world continues to evolve as digital platforms and solutions arise at every turn. Any business that wants to thrive in the next decade or so needs to start implementing digitization ...

Cloud ERP: The Next Big Thing

Technology has evolved exponentially, witnessing game-changing innovations with each passing day. To speak volumes of this from the first ERP system created in 1972 to the introduction of the ...

Why Is Aquaculture Exploding?

With the USA seafood market worth $102 billion, over 50% of all seafood producers across the country procure through aquaculture. So, what is aquaculture? Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is ...

Food Traceability: ERP's Saving Grace Feature

Food by nature is a perishable item prone to contamination and spoilage. With widespread stress on food safety and hygiene due to the pandemic, food traceability has become a prerequisite for all ...

Food ERP Just In Time For Summer Seafood Season

One of the hottest debates in the seafood industry around the world has been about seafood consumption during the summer season. Owing to factors such as freshness and quality control, not all ...

Organic Produce and Food ERP

Over the years as the world population was increasing the only thing which gained significant importance was food production and this was achieved through usage of chemicals, pesticides, ...

Pet Food Quality Expectations Are Rising

We adore our pets and want what’s best for them. That means providing our furry friends with the best possible nutrition to promote better health and longer lives. This starts fundamentally with ...

5 Things Your ERP Is Currently Lacking

With the manufacturing industry seeking new ways to bolster their margins ERP has now become a prerequisite. With need-based subscription by ERP software solution providers like INECTA Food across ...

4 Reasons Why Meat Processors Need Food ERP for BBQ Season

It’s BBQ season, and that means breaking out that dry-aged brisket and slapping it down on the grill. Or maybe you’re a person who prefers the simpler pleasures of a beef frankfurter or a ...

National Wine Day: Why Your Wine Business Needs a Capable ERP

It’s National Wine Day, and that means thousands of people across the U.S. will be uncorking their favorite Chardonnay or Pinot Noir and celebrating the day properly. At INECTA, this to be the ...

The Need For Food ERP in Food Manufacturing

With an industry as vast and complicated as Food Manufacturing Food ERP becomes a no brainer. To speak volumes of this some of the prerequisites food manufacturers with installed food ERP solutions ...

How Food Manufacturers Survived the Pandemic

The past year and change have taken quite a toll on the food manufacturing space. As the COVID-19 pandemic abates, we take stock of what food manufacturers were able to accomplish throughout 2020 and ...

Spring Has Sprung, Is Your ERP Capable?

The “Spring” season also known as springtime which succeeds winter and precedes summer is one of the best times for cultivation as it provides us with favorable conditions such as:

Why Egg Producers Need Food ERP

Gone are the days when grading, sorting and packaging were done with labor intensive techniques. With operational efficiency being the name of the game, Egg producers too have had to adapt to the new ...

Why Wine & Spirits Companies Need ERP Software

It’s not really a secret why many companies specializing in wine and spirits have resorted to integrating an ERP solution like INECTA Food. For one, like other beverage businesses, wine and spirits ...

Quality control for Seafood Processing

In the quest for quality food served at the consumer's plate, one of the trends that have swept across the seafood processing industry is Quality Control (QC). In hindsight, Quality Control is a ...

7 Reasons Why You Would Use Inecta Food Trader Extension over BC Basic

If at this point, you’re unfamiliar with BC and are looking for a bit more background knowledge, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an ERP solution designed and powered by Microsoft. The ...

Lot Management: The Golden Goose of Seafood Trading

One of the up-and-coming trends in the world of operational efficiency is Lot management via seafood ERP. In Layman's language, lot management is a system that enables inventory management before, ...

Warehouse Management Systems for Seafood Processing

To keep up with the dynamic changes in the global seafood trade there is a need for better management of warehouses. It is to facilitate this need that the warehouse management system (WMS) comes ...

Vessel Management

One of the up-and-coming trends in the world of Food ERP is vessel management. In Lehman’s language, vessel management is a ship or a vessel purchased for the purpose of importing and exporting ...

Quality Control for Food ERP

With food regulatory bodies taking huge strides in their quest for compliance, food safety is now of primal importance making Food ERP a prerequisite. One of the pillars of Food ERP is quality ...

RFID TECHNOLOGY: THE NEXT BIG THING

One of the up and coming technologies in the world of operational efficiency is Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). RFID is a know-how leveraging radio waves to unreceptively identify a tagged ...

PPS ERP: The Solution to All Produce Challenges

With a pandemic on the loose, food safety has become the new norm and the onus of this lies on the produce packers and shippers of the world. Having said that, the road to food safety is not a walk ...

What Is Food ERP?

We’ve talked a lot recently about the idea of Food ERP on various blogs and white-papers lately, but do we truly understand what it is and why it is so critical? So often, small and medium size food ...

Seafood ERP: An Investment or An Expense?

Just like a coin, ERP implementation has two sides to it. Depending on a host of factors like the size of a firm, the customizations needed and the Microsoft partner chosen a seafood trader can ...

Produce Packer & Shipper ERP: Cost Benefit Analysis

It is no secret that in the produce industry, operational efficiency is what differentiates the best from the rest. This is why produce ERP sells like hot cakes among the produce packers and shippers ...

Seafood ERP: The Savior of Seafood Traders

Seafood traders for long have endured sufferings at the hands of governing agencies. To add fuel to the fire, the high intensity of competition with more and more demanding customers is squeezing in ...

PPS ERP Solution: The Key to Inventory Management

With operational efficiency being the golden goose of the produce industry, produce ERP also referred to as the PPS solution is selling like hot cakes among the produce packers and produce shippers ...

Seafood ERP: Cost-Benefit analysis

With a pandemic on the loose, food safety is now the name of the game. For decades, unorganized seafood traders have managed to remain relevant in the market. However, now with consumers being ...

Seafood ERP: A Luxury Or a Necessity

Traditionally seafood traders were reluctant to invest in seafood ERP as it was considered to be an expense with insignificant returns making it a luxury only high end seafood traders could afford.

ERP For Seafood: The Next Big Thing

With ERP being the new golden goose for industries worldwide, the seafood industry too has incorporated this asset. In hindsight, ERP for seafood has raised efficiency standards up a notch and made ...

How Often Should You Upgrade Your ERP

From an off-the-shelf systems integration solution to a supply chain and administrative fixer for operational efficiency, ERP has come a long way in the business world. The past decade speaks volumes ...

TMS: The Missed Golden Goose Of ERP

In the last decade, ERP has become the new normal of the business world and supply chain management the most proprietary offering it brings to the table. One of the pillars of supply chain management ...

Catchweight: The Seafood Savior

One of the upcoming trends in the world of food ERP is the phenomenon of Catchweight. Catchweight in Lehman’s language is defined as “approximate weight” used by food manufacturers and distributors ...

Business Central Vs. NetSuite In 2020

The age-old debate between Business Central and NetSuite has intensified with time. With digitalization, the race to being the best ERP software for businesses across the globe has gone up a notch. ...

In Conversation with Senior INECTA ERP Consultant

INECTA recently sat down with one of its senior ERP consultants, Ruth Lestina, to discuss what customers seem to really appreciate about INECTA's ERP offerings. Ruth Lestina is a highly knowledgeable ...

Why Is Lot Tracking Important For Your Business?

Once considered a heavy expense that companies tended to avoid and is now considered an investment with invaluable returns, lot traceability has come a long way in the business world. Lot ...

INECTA’s Seafood Trader Solution Goes Live on Microsoft AppSource

NEW YORK, NY – August 3, 2020 –Today, INECTA posted its Seafood Trader-specific solution to Microsoft AppSource, making it fully accessible in App format through Microsoft’s App marketplace. This is ...

How Much Do Business Central Implementations Cost in 2020?

One of the go-to ERP software’s trending today is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. From streamlining processes to accelerating growth, it is a one stop for all ERP solutions. Multiple ...

Food Safety Amidst Covid-19

Covid-19 has impacted every industry in its own way and the food industry is no different. With food safety being the name of the game, the industry has had to alter its existing practices to adjust ...

What Is a Medical Supply Manufacturer?

Consumers may not give too much thought to where medical supplies come from. However, there is an entire “behind the scenes” process that takes place between the creation and purchase of medical ...

How China’s Medical Supply Strategy Dominates

China has been known as the epicenter of the global pandemic currently impacting our lives. Now, the country is primed to take over the medical supply industry from here on out. The need for medical ...

HACCP In 2020

In 2020, with the height of the pandemic in focus, it is critical for food processors and producers to adhere to strict food safety regulations. One of the most important food safety programs ...

American Heart Association Wants Better Food for All

The food industry has seen a huge interruption in productivity due to the current pandemic. One organization that has taken notice is the American Heart Association. Families already struggling with ...

What Is a Medical Supply Wholesaler?

During a time when medical supplies are a subject of interest, many people may be curious about just how hospitals, doctor's offices, and other facilities obtain their necessities. That's where ...

In Conversation with Seafood Trader: Sea Delight

We recently took some time out to have an intimate conversation with one of our valued Seafood customers, Sea Delight, to discuss their experience with INECTA ERP. Sea Delight, LLC was founded in ...

The Organization Behind COVID-19 PPE and Medical Equipment Supply Replenishment

With the pandemic continuing to drain supplies of various natures, the availability of medical supplies has been extremely important. Gloves, masks, sanitizer and more have been quickly used up and ...

How Pandemic Regulations Impact the Produce Industry

The coronavirus has made its way across the world, decimating the produce industry while making it harder for people to trust the food they consume. In order to make the food industry a bit safer and ...

The Tech Impact on Food and Drink

The current pandemic has spurred food producers to find better ways of keeping up with the demand created by shortages or food plant shutdowns. The technological advancements needed to stay relevant ...

Speciality Food Association Unveils State of Industry Report

A new report on the state of the food industry that reflects the past three years has shown tremendous growth in the sector. The food industry has seen a 10.7 percent increase since 2017. The overall ...

AI Driving COVID Detection in Food Manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the food production industry here and abroad. Whether through social distancing observation or lack thereof, COVID-19 has become an unavoidable obstacle, ...

Food Workers are at Huge Risk as COVID-19 is Worsening

The coronavirus is claiming a massive number of lives in the US, a total of more than what was observed in post-WWII, mass shootings, and terrorist attacks. President Trump continues reiterating ...

Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) Makes Waves

Some really exciting news for our seafood industry customers and enthusiasts, The Seafood Import Monitoring Program is a force to be reckoned with. The Seafood Import Monitoring Program, or SIMP for ...

COVID-19 Won't Slow Pet Food Production

In the wake of the current pandemic, the pet food industry doesn’t seem to be experiencing the same setbacks as other food related services and providers. While the initial uptick in the purchase of ...

Imported Seafood Industry Suffering from COVID-19 Outbreak Rumors in China

China has begun to halt shipments of salmon from Europe after it was alleged that the industry was linked to a new COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing. Shipments were immediately halted once the virus was ...

Lessons to Be Learned from COVID-19 for Agriculture

The coronavirus pandemic caused a lot of disruptions in the food supply chains, especially the food manufacturers and produce manufacturers faced a lot of difficulties in gathering the required raw ...

Changes in Food Industry in Post Pandemic World

The pandemic of coronavirus affected practically every industry of the world in one way or another. Lack of workers due to safety reasons, stressed out supply chains, and shortage of raw materials ...

Automation and Robotics in the Food Industry: The New Generation of Food Manufacturing

The food industry is one of the biggest industries in the United Kingdom, contributing over 43.7 billion pounds to the country's economy. More than 450,000 employees are working in this sector and ...

The Ongoing Problem of Illegal Fishing

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has, along with the current pandemic, are doubling down on the hardships being faced by fishermen in this day and age. While the strict food ...

Pacific Northwest Seafood Industry Fear Catastrophic COVID-19 Outbreaks

As we’ve already seen in the meat industry within the United States, the seafood industry is now also wary of the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak specifically in the Pacific Northwest region. In ...

COVID-19 Changes Domestic Seafood Trade

Many food industries have experienced the sting of the pandemic, with COVID-19 rendering the restaurant and hotel business unable to serve. Different types of food providers met with multiple issues ...

COVID-19 Continues to Adversely Impact Food Industry

While the overall impact of COVID-19 looks to be slowing and food distributors are seeing increases in their output, the industry is still reeling from the devastating blow dealt by the pandemic. ...

Leveraging Innovative Medical Tech to Combat Virus

The Coronavirus pandemic does not seem to slow down. But amidst all the chaos and in this case lockdowns and social distancing, life has to continue. The supply chains are all under immense shock. ...

Deciding on The Perfect Food Manufacturing ERP System

We know better than most that food manufacturers have a lot on their minds. With everything from regulatory compliances, meeting demand, and maintaining quality to worry about, how can food ...

COVID-19 Reveals Best Ways to Handle Food Industry

Coronavirus, while impacting all the industries around the globe in some way or another, also highlighted the weak areas every industry has. This was no different for the food industry. After the ...

Vaccine Development for Coronavirus is The New Race Between Leading Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Companies

The pandemic of coronavirus is not taking a stop and practically all the countries in the world, in one way or another are being affected by it. The prolonged lockdown is not an option for the ...

COVID-19 is Disturbing the Food Industry

Nowadays, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the role of fortified rice more crucial in ensuring global food security while dealing with a number of climate fluctuations. Rice is known to be an essential ...

The Impact of Coronavirus on Consumer habits within the Food Industry

The pandemic of coronavirus has affected daily life in more ways than we can imagine. With the people being advised to stay at home and maintain the social distancing, many industries and supply ...

The Covid-19 Vaccine Testing Begins, Three Candidates Licensed by Tonix Pharmaceuticals

The pandemic of coronavirus halted the functioning of almost the whole world, the industries stopped working, the educational institutes closed for an indefinite amount of time and the hospitals came ...

The Role of Fairfood’s Blockchain in Creating Better Traceability of Food

The pandemic of COVID-19 revealed so many issues with our current food supply chain system. The supply chain got shocked and the food manufacturers and processors were left empty-handed because they ...

New COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Michigan Meat Industry

The pandemic of coronavirus affected every industry in America and around the globe. While the other industries are affected due to being closed down, the food industry is affected because it has to ...

Food Industry Takes a Hit Due to Coronavirus

Every single country on the planet earth is facing a huge crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic, the industries are shutting down or are working at a very minimal capacity. There is a general shortage ...

Upgrade to Business Central Before September 1st to Save Big

It’s about that time to start thinking about upgrading your ERP system. Not only because you are risking falling behind in a potential increase in output and productivity, but also because Microsoft ...

The Food Supply Chain is Breaking

The coronavirus pandemic has hit us hard and we can see the effects in practically every industry. The supply chains are under a shock, the industries are closing down and there is a shortage of ...

Warren Requests White House Medical Supply Program Transparency

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the demand for medical supplies is all-time high. From the personal protective equipment to the pharmaceuticals, the medical supply manufacturers are under a ...

Coronavirus: Manufacturers Rethink Global Supply Chain

Coronavirus, a global pandemic that has practically affected every single industry in the world, is showing no signs of stopping. The supply chains are in shock and every single manufacturer is ...

Japan Temporarily Loosens Food Labelling Rules to Help Firms Cope with COVID-19

Japan is one of the countries which are affected by the pandemic of COVID-19. Like every other country, their industry faced a huge hit because of it. The industry, which has been affected most by ...

COVID-19 Cases Increase In Meat Processing Plants Across Iowa

COVID-19 has turned into a pandemic and has practically disturbed every single industry in the world and the American meat industry is not an exception. Iowa is considered the pork-producing capital ...

Coronavirus Treatment Retraction Shows the Life Sciences Are Too Often ‘A House Built on Sand’

Recently, in a press conference, President Donald Trump said; Hydroxychloroquine might be the treatment of COVID-19. He was referring to the study published in a peer-reviewed journal. After getting ...

The Supply Chain for Food Is Stressed

The COVID-19 pandemic has practically affected every single industry in the world. While some industries can still survive, there are some others that are hit with it the worst. The food ...

COVID-19 and Impact on Global Nutraceutical Supply Chain

There’s no doubt that we’ve reached a critical point in this ever-growing pandemic, and the signs are beginning to become clearly evident in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical space. In particular, ...

How the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Should Act Strategically to Keep the Factories Running and the Lights On

The Treasury and the Federal Reserve are getting ready to use the 500 Billion Dollar fund for severely distressed sectors, a part of the CARES relief act. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many ...

Nutraceutical Supply-Chains Experience COVID-19 Shock

Coronavirus pandemic is disrupting everything in the world, the supply chains are in shock, and logistics are facing all sorts of issues. Countries around the globe are coming to a halt in order to ...

Food Supply Is the Next Virus Headache

Coronavirus pandemic is disrupting everything in the world, the supply chains are in shock, and logistics are facing all sorts of issues. The countries around the globe are coming to a halt in order ...

Where to Get Fresh Produce During COVID-19

We are currently going through a major historical event in the form of coronavirus pandemic. In order to control the spread of this virus, people are recommended to stay at home and avoid any sort of ...

Microsoft Dynamics 365 update is Focused on Harnessing Data

Not too long ago, the Microsoft Dynamics 365 product line got a major update. The update focuses on how to collect and understand the data to provide better customer experiences. This tells us about ...

Scramble for Medical Equipment Descends Into Chaos as U.S. States and Hospitals Compete for Rare Supplies

Coronavirus outbreak has disrupted almost every industry in the world and supply chains are in shock. The prices for the goods available in the market are at an all-time high. The most significant ...

Are More Nutraceutical Makers Turning to Pharmaceutical-Grade Equipment?

Pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries have a lot in common, they both share almost the same delivery system i.e. Pills, tablets, gels etc.

Old Malaria Nutraceutical Hydroxychloroquine May Help Cure COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine is a nutraceutical product that was developed nearly 50+ years ago to prevent and treat malaria. It was sold under the brand name Plaquenil and is now used by life sciences in the ...

Health Care and Life Sciences Industry Concerned About Supply Shortages

The world is going through a coronavirus pandemic and like everything, healthcare and the consumer industry is getting affected too. The representatives of industries such as Clorox, PepsiCo, ...

U.S. Factories are Likely to Close Due to Coronavirus’ Supply-Chain Shock

With the spread of the coronavirus in the world, especially in China, the world of commerce is going through a rough time. The factories in China have stopped operating and the ones which are in ...

Breaking Down The Functions and Benefits of ERP Software

The linking of sectors in a business which can be customized, is what the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) does. A company can see its payroll, analyzing the efficiency with automated batching ...

Coronavirus Crisis Creates Obstacles for Alaska Seafood Exports

The world is facing a coronavirus crisis and like every industry, it is also affecting the seafood industry. China has seven of the world’s ten busiest ports and eighty percent of the world’s trade ...

3 Tips for Keeping Your Produce Fresher for Longer

No one wants to see the rotten fruits in the fridge. As we are looking to incorporate fruits and other produce in our diets, we need to find the ways to keep it edible for longer periods of time, so ...

Sugar’s Bacteria Could Point the Way to a More Efficient Produce Industry

When Geneticist Paulo Arruda was mapping the microbiome of sugarcane, he realized; that some of the bacteria were much more abundant than the others. He started his research along with his fellows, ...

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: The Best Path for Creating and Maintaining Extensions

How do we future proof the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

ERP, The Critical Need of Your Business

ERP or Enterprise Resource Planning can be considered as a technical art. Gartner, in 1990 defined it as “the ability to deliver an integrated suite of business applications”. But 1990 was a long ...

What is Bycatch?

We at iNECTA work with various seafood catchers, traders and processors, so we thought it might be a good idea to discuss something that affects that industry a great deal. Bycatch might be something ...

iNECTA Food ERP for Beverage Companies

Beverage companies have a lot to worry about when it comes to maintaining an organized and efficient operation. Like many other food companies, beverage companies must adapt within an industry that ...

Keys to Operating a Perishable Food Manufacturer

There are several things that one must take into account if they intend to run a successful and profitable perishable food manufacturer. There is an overload of procedures and regulations that must ...

iNECTA Food ERP for Food Manufacturers

Food manufacturers know all too well the challenges they face in order to run a successful business. As it turns out, so do we, and we are committed to helping food manufacturers heighten their ...

The Importance of Washing Your Produce

It may sound like an old wives’ tale but washing your produce before consumption is actually something that can mean life or death in the most extreme cases. In most cases, washing your produce will ...

iNECTA Food ERP for Produce Traders

For produce traders, there is always a few unavoidable roadblocks that need to be dealt through efficient means. In response to this common thread, iNECTA Food has created the perfect version of its ...

Local or Imported Seafood?

The question of whether or not you should buy local or imported seafood is one that has achieved rapid prevalence in recent years as the trend towards sustainable seafood has progressed ...

iNECTA Food ERP for Produce Packer/Shipper

When it comes to packers and shippers of produce products, there are several hurdles to jump over in order to run a business successfully. Packers and shippers have the responsibility of taking the ...

iNECTA Food ERP for Produce Growers

Produce Growers are faced with numerous challenges every sowing and harvesting season. These challenges make it particularly difficult to run a successful business without the help of a top-notch ERP ...

Customization in Food Manufacturing

Food manufacturers have seen a sizable increase in demand for customization and have done their best to heed the call and offer customizable options to consumers. However, there is a desire for more ...

Smart Boats Jumpstart UK Fishing Industry

Good news for the UK fishing industry as a whole as the UK environment secretary Michael Gove has injected the space with a momentous innovation and a research and development fund. This announcement ...

Packaging Designed for Convenience

Packaging is experiencing a shift in trend. Today, shoppers demand more consumer-friendly packaging that allows them to access their products easier. Consumer packaged goods have always been geared ...

Biggest Safety Hazards for Food Manufacturers

Some of the biggest hazards facing food manufacturers are obvious, but others are less so. There are many threats that loom over any production line in every factory in the world. Employees in the ...

CBD Mania

By now you’ve probably seen various products boasting the therapeutic qualities of CBD. Though some more conservative in nature would be hesitant to investigate this trend further, companies are ...

What is a Recipe Configurator?

A recipe configurator, in the world of ERP, is something that the restaurant industry holds near and dear. For those in the food service industry, a recipe configurator or recipe management solution ...

What is the EU-Organic Certification?

The original concept for Bio-labels is derived from the desire to separate organic products from non-organic products. Labeling these products as such helps consumers select organic products ...

What Does the MSC Label Mean?

The Marine Stewardship Council or “MSC” label is a symbol of sustainability, wherein all brands that earn the label are committed to the betterment of our ocean’s populations. The label is only ...

What Is an Outbreak Investigation?

An outbreak investigation is the process of getting to the root of an epidemic and cutting it off at an early stage when possible. It is a crucial practice in public health and can be attributed to ...

ERP for Cannabis Industry

The cannabis industry is in a state of flux at the moment, and its apparent growth and expansion has called for a higher level of processing and distribution. In response to this need, ERP solutions ...

What is Aquaculture?

Aquaculture is best described as the cultivation of aquatic animals or organisms for the purpose of controlling conditions as a means for production. The production process varies based on the ...

What is Catch Weight?

Catch weight, as it pertains to the food industry, is a measurement for the actual weight of a product when it is sent to a potential buyer. In most cases, catch weight is used for products that are ...

Technology Within the Produce Industry: What You Need to Know

Technology has been fully engrained in the produce industry for quite some time now, but what can we expect for the future? And what about details regarding agriculture technology is vital to ...

The Future of Florida Produce Industry

Let’s talk a little about the state of Florida’s agriculture, and what’s in store for the Sunshine State in the future. Obviously, a few things come to mind when you think of Florida produce. Your ...

Improving Your Supply Chain

Improving your supply chain to make it more efficient can do wonders in improving your business overall. As a company expands and becomes more complex, so too do the strategies involved in keeping ...

Food Trends for 2019: Robotics & Automation

A new year means new trends in regard to the Food production and manufacturing industries. New means of production mean brand new, burgeoning markets that are now just in their infancies. In the ...

Food Trends for 2019: Pendulum Swings Towards Organic

Let’s talk about another food trend that has taken 2019 by storm and is sure to be a presence in the years to come. Market experts first took notice of this trend back in 2017 when they recorded a 30 ...

Produce Quality and The Customer’s Willingness to Pay

Why do customers gravitate towards certain products? With produce specifically, the issue is less about supply, and more about quality. Actually, if we can speak frankly, quality is really the most ...

Importance of Food Traceability

There are infinite reasons to adhere to best practices when it comes to food traceability. The food we consume is essential for survival, and that goes beyond just nutrition. Food safety is as ...

Food Trends for 2019: Sweetness Evolution

The road to a sweeter beverage solution is laden with the remains of failed, and ultimately unhealthy artificial options. With everyone trying to avoid sugar like the plague, the search for the ...

Food Trends for 2019: Robotics

A new year means new trends in regard to the Food production and manufacturing industries. New means of production mean brand new, burgeoning markets that are now just in their infancies. In the ...

Drip Irrigation and its Effect on Produce Industry

Irrigation is the saving grace for farmers who are victims of uneven amounts of precipitation throughout the growing season. On top of that, only a percentage of the precipitation will be absorbed by ...

Extending Dynamics 365 Business Central

Does your business software feel like a house you keep adding rooms to?  How do you extend without it turning into an eyesore? When you’ve installed basic unmodified Business Central, you have an ...

The Ripening Process

  Let’s talk the ripening process for the world’s most consumable produce. Discussing the ripening process, and the produce industry leveraging the process to benefit them is a discussion of delay. ...

Microsoft's Dynamics 365 April '19 Update: What's new

Microsoft just released a lengthy summarization regarding their April ’19 Update which will have a heavy impact on many of the offerings included in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 canon. We’d like to ...

Should You Choose a VAR Based on Geographic Location or Vertical Experience?

VAR selection can be defining decision in the success of an ERP project. With so many VARs to choose from, the decision to choose a VAR based on experience with your industry or their physical ...

What is a Warehouse Management System?

A Warehouse Management System, or a WMS, is essentially software and processes that allow businesses to control and facilitate warehouse operations during the time a good or product is present in the ...

How much do Microsoft Business Central implementations really cost?

To accurately estimate the implementation of a business software is a very tricky task.  The consulting industry often estimates about one to one of software cost and service.  Which basically means ...

Who supplied my cheese?

Does anyone really know where their lunch comes from?  Should we care? Wouldn’t it be nice if we could start recognizing the taste between cod caught in the Atlantic or the Pacific?

D365 Business Central vs NetSuite

Business Central or NetSuite: Which Is Right for You? When considering the differences between Business Central and NetSuite, there are a few things that must be mentioned. Though both are ERP ...

What is Lot Tracking?

Lot tracking is something that isn’t always easy to understand conceptually, but we want to give it a crack because we here at iNECTA find it very important. Lot tracking is crucial to facilitating a ...

The Pursuit of a Perfect System

Looking Beyond Usability and Focusing on Automation When discussing the operational system of a company the conversation usually revolves around how to push the right buttons to get a product in and ...

How to Implement FSMA For a Produce Company

How to Implement FSMA   The first order of business for any organization is acknowledging the need to implement and comply with the act. Also, taking inventory of how the company stacks up at the ...

What is BRC?

BRC The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is a system developed by a collective of food industry participants looking to raise the bar for overall food safety and standards. Retailers, ...

What is HACCP?

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points, or HACCP, is known as an internationally recognized method for detecting and managing food safety problems within a company. When the HACCP is applied ...

5 common mistakes when implementing ERP

Business Software implementations can be very difficult and bloody.  There are a lot of mistakes that can be made and the path is laden with minefields.  This is true for any business software ...

Food Safety compliance for the produce industry explained

In recent years, food safety compliance and regulations have become more and more strict, and for good reason. With the introduction of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA has issued several ...

Post ERP Go live training: 6 steps to take

As with any tool, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is only as good as its users. Investing the time to properly train your organization is the best way to ensure you get the most out of ...

What is Safe Quality Food (SQF)?

The Safe Quality Food Program, or the SQF, is known as an extensive food safety program that involves legitimate retailers, owners, and food industry participants across the globe. This program is ...

The Problem with Insufficient ERP Reporting and How to Solve It

Enterprise resource planning or ERP performs a number of important functions. It has the ability to integrate the various business units within your organization, streamline your workflows, improve ...

Walmart Increases Produce Safety with Blockchain Technology

Both Walmart and Sam’s Club have resolved to implement Blockchain technology in effort to improve the quality of their leafy green products. With the most recent outbreak of E. Coli and Salmonella, ...

What Is Cloud ERP?

In today’s business landscape, there is one constant across the board. ERP, or Enterprise Resource Planning solutions have been vital for streamlining data throughout multiple platforms. ...

How Safe is your ERP System?

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is a powerful tool for organizations large and small, unifying business functions and departments. ERP can streamline your business processes and improve ...

How Siloed Systems Negatively affect Your Business

Using ERP to Solve Your Enterprise Pain Points In this series of blog posts, we will focus on identifying the most frequent pain points enterprises face with their existing software system ...

Data Duplication – A serious concern with an easy solution

Data is a critical element of modern business and we generate a vast number of data points on a daily basis. Access to accurate data is essential to all departments within the business but much of ...

Current Dynamics Customers Save 40% when Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for Existing Microsoft Customers As often happens when software upgrades are released, there’s a bit of confusion in the market. This is ...

Microsoft Launches Dynamics NAV in the Cloud: Introducing Microsoft Business Central

Microsoft has officially announced the launch of Dynamics 365 Microsoft Business Central, a cloud-based business management solution for NAV.

Should I Choose On-Premise or Cloud ERP Implementation?

There are many questions that have to be asked when deciding on an ERP system for your company. One of the bigger ones is whether to go for an on-premise or a cloud-based solution. On-premise, as the ...

Top 5 things IT Executives look for in an ERP System

Upgrading or taking on a new ERP system is a mammoth task. Different sides of the business might look at it from different angles. It is important to get a system that will help the company achieve ...

What is Cloud ERP, is it better than what I have now?

Cloud computing is a term with a nebulous definition. For the purposes of examining Cloud ERP, we won't just talk about “cloud.” Instead, we will look at ERP as it is deployed with three common cloud ...

Business Intelligence Dashboards: All Your Key Data at a Glance

There is an old but relevant saying in business – You can’t manage what you can’t measure. With modern business software, companies have access to a wealth of data, statistics and information.

Don’t Shoot the RFP: Your Guide to Better ERP Procurement

Everyone in the industry has a nightmare RFP story. Is there any hope to salvage the process? Let’s face it: virtually everyone views technology RFPs as a necessary evil. Your company may be in dire ...

Should You Choose a VAR Based on Geographic Location or Vertical Experience?

VAR selection can be defining decision in the success of an ERP project. With so many VARs to choose from, the decision to choose a VAR based on experience with your industry or their physical ...

7 signs your business is ready to upgrade to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software

 Still relying on complicated spreadsheets and QuickBooks to run your critical operations?

Who should have access to Your accounting software system

Should Suppliers, Partners, Customers, Front Office Facing Employees have access to your ERP software system?

Extending Dynamics NAV

Does your business software feel like a house you keep adding rooms to?  How do you extend without it turning into an eyesore? When you’ve installed basic unmodified NAV, you have an enormous number ...

Dynamics NAV really does have a Service Management module!

Whenever I go through the functionalities of NAV, I always talk about financials, distribution, manufacturing and warehouse.  But there is a little forgotten child in there called Service Management ...

Who supplied my cheese?

Does anyone really know where their lunch comes from?  Should we care? Wouldn’t it be nice if we could start recognizing the taste between cod caught in the Atlantic or the Pacific?

Is Trump following an Agile Methodology?

In the past two weeks we have seen a slew of controversial executive orders coming from the White House.  

Deciphering 5 Microsoft Business Software trends in 2017

2017 is here and we are going to make it great together.  At the beginning of each year I find it useful to try to understand what is to come in the business software space. 

Dynamics NAV 2017 Hardware requirements in plain English

I normally don’t write hardware requirement entries but I was asked to explain them in plain English.  I find hardware requirement documents to be a throwback to the '90s.  It usually references the ...

iNECTA partners with Trace Register for food safety and sustainability

iNECTA is proud to announce that we have successfully integrated Microsoft Dynamics to Trace Register.  Trace Register provides a database to track the complete supply chain of seafood from the ...

10 technologies now connecting with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

As business software consultants, we’re used to working inside the box, designing business processes within the NAV framework, rarely moving to the outside world.  The word integration had a foul ...

Attending the NAV UG Summit

I, along with the team at iNECTA, are very excited to attend NAV UG Summit this week.  The NAV user group has grown tremendously over the recent years to become the “go to” conference for Dynamics ...

Times they are a changing - Extensions

Bob Dylan sang “Times they are a changing” and his words could not be more true for the Microsoft ERP sector this year.  We are all anticipating news on Dynamics 365 at the NAV User Group Summit in ...

Cash flow module in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016

Cash flow is usually a concern for every business.  Historically, ERP systems haven’t been very good at providing realistic cash flow reports.  The reason is mainly because the computer assumes ...

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