Food and Beverage

The Competitive Edge for Food and Beverage Industry Leaders

ASC Software’s innovative solutions help you increase your productivity and inventory accuracy while exceeding FDA mandates. ASCTrac® enables food and beverage manufacturers to track goods for quality, monitor expiration dates, and organize your warehouse to include multi-zone controls for frozen foods, cooler goods, dry goods, and chemicals. With true food-grade lot tracking, you can instantly handle recalls throughout your supply chain.

ASC solutions take into consideration that most food and beverage operations are process-based, so we've included variance costing for manufacturing. With its lean costing process and seamless connectivity to financial software, ASCTrac WMS was selected by Microsoft® as one of the best WMS systems in the food and beverage industry.

  • Lot consumption and expiration date tracking of raw materials along with calculations for finished goods expiry
  • Cold-chain inventory storage by zone; freezer, cooler, packaging, allergens, and wash-down areas
  • QC holds, work order allocations, quantities available, expected production and QC release dates
  • PLC and WCS interface apps for controlling flow meters, valves, A-frames, carousels, pick-to-light, AGVs and more

Flexible off-the-shelf solutions from ASC Software help solve food & beverage manufacturers' most complex challenges

  • ASCTrac Warehouse Management System (WMS): full lot tracking of inventory using FDA-grade processes
  • ASCTrac Manufacturing Execution and Planning System (MES/MRP): very extensive lot tracking, FDA-grade traceability
  • Production Work Orders app: forward and reverse lot traceability of all raw materials, components and finished goods consumed/produced in a work order along with costing of inventory and labor
  • Route & track Quality Control steps: with full audit log of all transactions
  • Shop Floor app: routing/tracking of inventory and labor steps at individual work cells with complete costing
  • Manufacturing Production Entry app: for use on the production line for all functions in a mobile environment
  • Asset Tracking and Maintenance app: for re-usable containers, wash downs, preventive maintenance, etc.
  • Silo, Fluid Tank, and Container Logic: product lot tracking through re-useable containers
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) apps: connectivity for ASN's, RFID, etc.
  • Automation Connectivity apps: interfaces to WCS, PLCs, carousels, A-frames, pick-to-light, conveyors, label applicators, scales, metering systems, and more

Built-in features and benefits meet the needs of food & beverage manufacturers

  • Lot and Encrypted Lot tracking: food/pharma grade, supports all FDA mandates and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Lot and Expiration Date Configurable Rules: food/pharma grade, FEFO and FIFO (LIFO if needed for certain customers)
  • Complete tracking and costing of inventory and labor with lean accounting methods
  • Fully integrated with all of the other ASCTrac apps
  • Multiple interface options for your financial and automation systems, including Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, SAP, Oracle, and more
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